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Obesity is 'a very important cause of health inequality'

Low-income children were more at risk of obesity than their peers, dubbing it "a very important cause of health inequality, according to a GP turned MP.

The chair of the Health Select Committee, Sarah Wollaston told Good Morning Britain 12% of children from the most deprived backgrounds were obese when they started primary school, where as "24% being obese," by the time they finished primary school.


Tory MP attacks colleague over women 'burden' claim

Sarah Wollaston, a Conservative MP and a former GP, has criticised her colleague Anne McIntosh, [who claimed the NHS is facing a huge burden from female doctors who will want to have children and only work part-time]((