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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12023: Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 13 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government on what date it will consult on a new diet and obesity strategy and what the consultation will involve.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 7 November 2017

The consultation document 'A Healthier Future - Action and Ambitions on Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight' was published on 26 October 2017, with consultation running until 31 January 2018.

In addition to our on-line process, we will engage directly with a wide range of stakeholders including through regional workshops with the health and third sector; activities with young people; and a series of meetings with industry bodies and others.