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Children: Day Care

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 147069, tabled on 1 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will have discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Education on the potential merits of providing financial support to the wraparound childcare sector during the covid-19 outbreak to tackle childhood obesity.

Answered on

10 February 2021

Officials at the Department for Health and Social Care have regular discussions with colleagues in Her Majesty's Treasury and the Department for Education on delivering the measures set out in ‘Tackling obesity: empowering adults and children to live healthier lives’ to help achieve our ambition to halve childhood obesity by 2030.