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Motion Amendment

Healthier Lifestyles for Children - Amendment 1

Healthier Lifestyles for Children - Amendment 1
Leave out from ‘2018;’ and insert: ‘notes with concern that only approximately six percent of pupils in each primary year are accessing two or more hours physical education per week; calls on the Minister of Finance to ring-fence this money to fund an educational awareness and physical education programme in schools to benefit the long-term health of our children and to ease pressure on the Health Service; and further calls on the Minister of Education to improve the monitoring and reporting of physical education hours per week accessed by primary pupils and to issue a public consultation on the introduction of a statutory obligation on schools to facilitate an appropriate minimum amount of physical education hours per week for primary school pupils.’
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