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==Obesity Inquiry==
==Obesity Inquiry==

Revision as of 15:39, 4 November 2010

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The Health Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the policy, administration and expenditure, of the Department of Health and its associated bodies. [1]


On 9 June 2010 Stephen Dorrell MP was elected Chair of the Health Committee. Ten more members were appointed on 12 July. On 2 November Fiona Mactaggart was discharged from the Committee and Fiona Fovargue appointed. [2]

Obesity Inquiry

In 2003-2004 a Health Select committee was established to undertake an inquiry into obesity.

The MPs sitting on the committee at that time were:

Special Advisers

The special advisers to the inquiry on obesity were: [3]

Supplementary research was provided by:


  1. House of Commons Commons Select Committee: Health Committee,accessed 3 November 2010.
  2. House of Commons, Health Committee – membership, accessed 4 November 2010.
  3. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200304/cmselect/cmhealth/23/23.pdf House of Commons Health Committee Third Report Session 2003-2004, 27 May 2004,accessed 4 December 2007
  4. Ken Fox accessed 10 December 2007
  5. MRD Human Research Nutrition, Cambridge; Department of Health The healthy living social marketing initiative: a review of the evidence 12 March 2007, accessed 12 December
  6. http://www.ism.stir.ac.uk/Gerard_Hastings.htm Institute for Social Marketing accessed 12 December 2007
  7. http://www.foodlaw.rdg.ac.uk/uk/AGENCY1A.HTM#1 Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Reading Website accessed 10 December 2007
  8. http://archive.food.gov.uk/maff/archive/food/james/cont.htm FSA Website accessed 10 December 2007
  9. House of Commons House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Minutes 8 March 1999, accessed 12 December 2007
  10. http://www.city.ac.uk/hmfp/foodpolicy/about/timlang.html City University Staff Website accessed 10 December 2007