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Anti-obesity funding plunges 92% as Birmingham City Council cuts bite

8 Feb 18

Spending by Birmingham City Council on countering obesity has plummeted in the last 12 months, according to data collected by The Bureau Local and shared with Birmingham Eastside.

The figures reveal that funding to tackle obesity in adults dropped by 92% since 2013/2014 — from more than £5.6 million to less than half a million. Meanwhile spending related to physical activity in adults has dropped by 20% in the last 12 months alone. The figures come…

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