Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs

Tackling Childhood Obesity: Discussion (Resumed)

9:30 am

Mr. Colin Regan:

We know from research that, unfortunately, people in lower socioeconomic areas play less sport.

It is one of the contributing factors - combined with access to resources and services etc. - the health outcomes in those areas are also poorer. We are making targeted efforts to reach into those areas.