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Giving children fast food is abuse, says councillor

24 September 2012 Last updated at 12:08 BST

An independent councillor in Lincolnshire has told Radio 5 liveBreakfast that child obesity is a "time bomb".

Speaking after figures were released showing one in three primary school children are classified as either overweight or obese in his county, Chris Brewis said giving children too much fast food is child abuse.

He added that is was a "form of cruelty".

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