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OBESITY AND THE QUALITY AND OUTCOMES FRAMEWORK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 243: tabled on 20 June 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that obesity rates in Great Britain continue to grow; further notes that the NHS Information Centre estimated in February 2012 that over a quarter of the UK population was obese; further notes that overweight people are much more likely to suffer from poor health, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease; further notes that treating such conditions will impose a considerable financial burden on both the NHS and society asa whole, whichthe Foresight Report 2007 estimated could cost society 50 billion per year by 2050; believes that action needs to be taken now to ensure that primary care professionals help patients to help themselves lose weight and lead healthier lives; welcomes the new National Obesity Forum campaign to amend the Quality and Outcomes Framework to incentivise GPs to offer weight management advice and help; and calls on the Government to support this campaign using all resources at its disposal in order to avert a financial crisis for the NHS.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2012
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2012
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2012
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2012
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2012
Edinburgh West
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2012
Coventry South
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 June 2012
Foyle
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2012
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2012
Luton North
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2012
Manchester, Withington
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2012
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2012
Mansfield
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2012
Bolton South East
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Halifax
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2012
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2012
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2012
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 June 2012
Upper Bann
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2012
Leicester East
Weatherley, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 6 July 2012
Hove
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2012
Bristol West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.