Pupils fattened up on crisps for breakfast

15th June 2001 at 01:00
* You report that more than a million under-16s are now certified obese and that will lead to early deaths. ("Pupils fattened up on crisps for breakfast", In Brief, TES, May 25).

Do these young people not realise the seriosness of the situation? They will need to be alive to be fit to work to pay taxes to provide my retirement pension, due soon.What has happened to a sense of duty?

A J Colbert

25 Leigh Road, Walsall

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