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Cabinet Office written question – answered on 3rd November 2014.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Labour, Vale of Clwyd

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that all departments make use of relevant wellbeing evidence to inform policy.

Photo of Rob Wilson Rob Wilson The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office is working with other departments to make use of wellbeing evidence.

The Cabinet Office recently announced the establishment of a What Works Centre for Wellbeing, with the aim of translating wellbeing evidence into guidance for decision makers within Whitehall and beyond. The Government outlined its approach in detailed evidence provided to the Environmental Audit Committee for its Inquiry into Wellbeing. This can be found at:

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/environmental-audit-committee/inquiries/parliament-2010/well-being/

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