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Register of All-Party Groups Contents


Section 2: Subject Groups

TITLE All-Party Parliamentary Weight Watchers Group
PURPOSE To promote the long-term benefits to health of gradual weight loss, healthy eating and exercise; to provide members with the opportunity to be weighed on a regular basis; and to provide a forum for non-partisan discussion on dietary issues.
OFFICERS
Title Name Party
Chair
Vice-Chairs
Baroness Fookes
Colin Challen
Bob Russell
Con
Lab
LD
TWENTY QUALIFYING MEMBERS
Government Party Main Opposition Party Other 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Colin Challen
Bruce George
Peter Kilfoyle
Jane Kennedy
Rosemary McKenna
Dr Alan Whitehead
Claire Ward
Judy Mallaber
Linda Gilroy
Sarah McCarthy-Fry
Baroness Fookes
Cheryl Gillan
Peter Luff
Michael Mates
Baroness Seccombe
Ann Winterton
Bob Russell
Lord Fearn
Lorely Burt
Andrew George
LD
LD
LD
LD
CONTACT DETAILS FOR CORRESPONDENCE AND GENERAL ENQUIRIES ABOUT THE GROUP
Mr Colin Challen MP, House of Commons, London SW1A OAA. Tel: 020 7219 8260
BENEFITS RECEIVED BY GROUP FROM SOURCES OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT
The registration and meeting fees usually charged by Weight Watchers are waived; this equates to a saving of approximately £171 per member per year. Weight Watchers provides a 'leader' to weigh members and also meets the cost of necessary literature. Harcourt Public Affairs Ltd provides secretarial and administrative assistance to the group for organising meetings and any necessary liaison with Weight Watchers.
PAID EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT OF STAFF WHO HOLD A PARLIAMENTARY PASS
None.
DATE OF GROUP'S LAST REGISTERED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
20 June 2006
CATEGORY OF GROUP
On Approved List; All-Party Parliamentary Subject Group.





 
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