Better Health for London (6)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3026
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

The London Health Commission's "Better Health for London" report says, "Boost the number of active Londoners to 80%". The March 2015 "Better Health for London: Next Steps" report says, "We aim to help all Londoners to be active and eat healthily, with 70% of Londoners achieving recommended activity levels." Why have you cut this target?

Answer

Answer for Better Health for London (6)

Answer for Better Health for London (6)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The ambition set out in the LHC Better Health for London report was to increase the percentage of active Londoners to 80%. The LHC did not set a date for this to be achieved.

The "Better Health for London: Next Steps" ambition is to increase the percentage of active Londoners to 70% by 2020. This is an interim target which has been set in order to achieve the LHC's ambition of 80