Havering Healthy Weight Strategy 2024-2029 Consultation

Closes 3 Mar 2024

Opened 17 Jan 2024

Overview

Havering Council is aiming to eradicate childhood obesity in 20 years and is asking for residents' views on plans to do this. 

The Council has been working in partnership with over 25 local organisations to develop a strategy to address obesity in Havering. Havering has high rates of childhood and adulthood obesity which is causing ill health and cutting lives short.

The strategy acknowledges that the causes of obesity are complex and that there is no single cause of obesity. The places we live, work and play have a huge impact on what and how much we eat and how physically active we are. This is why the Council, working alongside partners, such as the NHS, believes that working to make healthier choices the easier choices will help residents to live a healthier and longer life.

The strategy proposes to work collaboratively with professionals and residents to make the borough a healthier place for people to live, work and play. 

We want to hear residents’ views on the proposals to tackle obesity over the next five years.

Why your views matter

Your views will help to shape the strategic approach and refine the actions taken to achieve the vision of eradicating childhood obesity in 20 years.

All responses to this consultation are welcomed and will be fully considered before the plan is implemented.

It's everybody's business: have your say on our obesity plan

Audiences

  • Anyone from any background

Interests

  • Public Health
  • Residents
  • Communities
  • Businesses