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Anglia Late Edition - June 2018

Anglia Late Edition is the regional politics programme for the East of England presented by political correspondent Emma Hutchinson

  • Click below to watch the Anglia Late Edition programme broadcast on Thursday 14 June 2018

Anglia Late Edition reports on Britain's childhood obesity crisis and what should be done about the continuing disruption on the railways.

As many as one in five children are classed as overweight to obese when they start primary school at the age of four or five but by the time they leave at age 11 that number has risen to one in three.

One in three children is classed as obese by the time they leave primary school. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The disruption for the region's rail commuters is continuing following the huge timetable changes in May on Thameslink Govia and Great Northern services.

There were further problems this week on peak time trains in and out of Liverpool Street station because of a cracked rail which has taken all week to repair.

The disruption on the railways spread to the Great Eastern line into Liverpool St this week because of a cracked track. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Emma Hutchinson was joined in the studio by two MPs from the Anglia region to debate the big issues of the week.

  • George Freeman is a leading Conservative policy-maker and has been the MP for Mid Norfolk since 2010
  • Sandy Martin the Labour MP for Ipswich and is a member of the Commons Select Committee on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Emma Hutchinson was joined in the studio by Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman (Con) and Ipswich MP Sandy Martin (Lab) Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Labour MP for Norwich South, Clive Lewis, introduced his 11-week-old baby Zana to the House of Commons and she was praised by the Speaker for being the most well-behaved person there.

Clive Lewis MP with his wife Katy and new baby daughter Zana. Credit: ITV News

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