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Tackling England’s childhood obesity crisis

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Centennium House

100 Lower Thames Street

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EC3R 6DL

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Childhood obesity is one of the most challenging, complex and contentious problems the Government faces today. One in five children start primary school obese or overweight, and this increases to one in three by the time they leave. To make matters worse this is a problem that disproportionately affects the most disadvantaged – the poorest 20% of children are nearly three times more likely to be obese than the richest 20%.

That’s why the EQ Foundation co-funded an independent report by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) to look at the problem and recommend solutions.

The CSJ's report, Off the Scales is already having an impact on Government policy and at this event you’ll be able to meet and quiz some of its authors and contributors:

  • Andy Cook, Chief Executive of the CSJ and founder of the charity TwentyTwenty
  • Dolly Theis, author of Off the Scales and recent Conservative candidate in the 2017 General Election
  • James Cracknell OBE, double olympic gold medalist

John Spiers, Chief Executive of EQ Investors will also tell you a bit more about the EQ Foundation's strategy and plans for the years ahead.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your place now.

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