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Source: British Parliament News

03 September 2019
The House of Lords Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee holds its first evidence session on Tuesday 3 September. It seeks views from the Food Foundation, the London Food Board, Cancer Research UK and academic experts on how healthy, sustainable food can be made accessible for everyone.

Tuesday 3 September, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster
At 11.10am
Anna Taylor, Executive Director of the Food Foundation
Claire Pritchard, Chair of the London Food Board
Professor Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy at City University London’s Centre for Food Policy
At 12.15pm
Professor Tim Key, Professor of Epidemiology and Deputy Director, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford
Dr Christina Vogel, Principal Research Fellow in Public Health Nutrition, University of Southampton
George Butterworth, Senior Policy Manager at Cancer Research UK. 
Possible questions
What are the most significant challenges facing our food systems?
What barriers affect people’s ability to consume a healthy diet? 
What role does the food industry play in influencing our diets?
Which interventions are most urgently needed to ensure that our food systems can be made more environmentally sustainable? 
Can you outline some of the key trends between diet and health outcomes in England?  Where are the greatest areas for concern? 
How does poor diet contribute to health inequalities?
What public health interventions have been most successful in improving dietary behaviours and reducing health inequalities? 
What intervention would be most effective in reducing diet-related ill health?
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