12 February 2004
At 2.30 p.m.
Oral Questions on Healthy Living
Relevant departments: Health; Education and Skills; Culture, Media and Sport.
|*1 ||Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore): What assessment the Government has made of the costs of obesity to the National Health Service.|
|*2 ||Mr David Kidney (Stafford): What guidance the Government gives local education authorities and schools on the nutritional standards of school meals; and if the Government will take steps to raise those standards.|
|*3 ||Mrs Janet Dean (Burton): How many schools have joined the National School Fruit Scheme; and what estimate has been made of how many children eat the fruit provided.|
|*4 ||Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham): If the Government will make a statement on steps to improve social housing provision to protect the health of the mentally ill.|
|*5 ||Hugh Bayley (York, City of): What action the Government is taking to promote (a) walking and (b) cycling to schools.|
|*6 ||Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York): If the Government will make a statement on the role of exercise in preventive medicine.|
|*7 ||Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield): What plans the Government has to introduce legislation to protect people at work from the effects of passive smoking.|
|*8 ||Mr Paul Truswell (Pudsey): What collaboration is taking place between departments to maximise the health benefits of specialist sports colleges.|
|*9 ||Tony Lloyd (Manchester Central): If the Government will make a statement on its programmes for improving the enjoyment of healthy living for those who live in poverty.|
|*10 ||Ms Meg Munn (Sheffield, Heeley): What progress has been made in reducing the incidence of coronary heart disease.|
Up to one hour (by direction of the Chairman of Ways and Means: Standing Order No. 10(3)).
At 3.30 p.m.
|[3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.]
That the sitting be now adjourned.
Proposed subject for debate: Light Pollution and AstronomySeventh Report from the Science and Technology Committee, Session 2002-03, HC 747ļI, and the Government's response thereto, First Special Report, Session 2003-04, HC 127.
Debate may continue for three hours after 2.30 p.m., not including any periods of suspension owing to divisions being called in the House or a Committee of the whole House (Standing Order No. 10).
|Notes:||* Indicates a question for oral answer.|
[R] indicates that the Member has declared a relevant interest.
Questions for oral answer not reached receive a written answer.
Supplementary questions will also be asked.