The role of local government in promoting well-being

, by The New Economics Foundation (nef)

This report speaks to the heart of what local government is about: supporting a better life for people and helping to build resilient communities, now and over the longer term.
This report presents the findings of a project commissioned Local Government Improvement and Development and the National Mental Health Development Unit.This means that councils and the local partnerships they form have real power to affect change in the well-being of our communities. The report also addresses the question of how local government can begin to act on well-being at the population level and make the vision of ‘well-being for all’ a reality.
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