Policy paper

Healthy Lives, Healthy People: A Call to Action on Obesity in England

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

How the new approach to public health will encourage a wide range of partners to take action on obesity.

Documents

Healthy Lives, Healthy People: A Call to Action on Obesity in England

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A Call to action On Obesity in England: Equality Analysis

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Detail

This document announces new national ambitions for combined efforts to combat obesity:

  • a sustained downward trend in the level of excess weight in children by 2020
  • a downward trend in the level of excess weight averaged across all adults by 2020