The All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood
Chair: Steve McCabe MP Co-Chair: Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE. Vice-Chairs: Ian Austin MP, Nic Dakin MP, Nigel Dodds MP, Julie Elliott MP, Diana Johnson MP, Lord McColl of Dulwich, Dr. Philippa Whitford MP, Adam Holloway MP. Formal details of the Group on the Parliamentary website are available at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmallparty/150929/fit-and-healthy-childhood.htm
Established in 2014, Benesse UK Ltd, has become established as an effective consultancy and management support company partnering companies, local authorities, not for profits, NGBs, charities and individuals across the health and wellbeing, leisure, education, employment and culture sectors.
With an ever-expanding team of strategic partners Benesse UK delivers support in training and recruitment, facility design, fundraising, event management, social and environmental impact monitoring and effective childcare service programme and management.
Matthew Roberts, as the Director and founder is passionate about the health, safety, wellbeing, nutrition and diet of children and young people. His experience spans over 25 years, with periods delivering multiple childcare services from sport and leisure, creche, nurseries and after school clubs through to running a number of charities delivering a wide range of support services (health, education and fostering) for disadvantaged children.
Matthew has attended the APPG as a representative of Benesse and other partner groups since 2012 and contributes regularly to debate and reports.