Wellbeing Economics APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To share the latest in wellbeing science with parliamentarians and convene experts and evidence in order to inform policies to improve wellbeing in the UK.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Wellbeing Economics

1. The value of the charity sector
02/10/2019 - The Charity Commission (Charity Commission)
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Found: Charity Commission and frontier economics 1 September 2019 THE VALUE

2. Loneliness Monetisation Report
24/08/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: ......... .................... 5 4 The Wellbeing Valuation Method ..........................

3. Pro Bono Economics - written evidence
05/09/2018 - Inquiry: The Social Impact of Participation in Culture and Sport - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
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Found: - Pro Bono Economics Written evidence submitted by Pro Bono Economics Pro-Bono Economics Position Paper

4. Final Report - The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review
02/02/2021 - HM Treasury
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Found: 1 The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review Reactions 2 February 2021 Dr

5. Local action on health inequalities: evidence papers
29/07/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. It does this

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Wellbeing Economics

1. Economic Growth and Environmental Limits
10/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: GDP is an incredibly poor metric for measuring wellbeing or social cohesion. For example, people becoming - Speech Link
2: direct threat to not only those species but human wellbeing in all regions of the world, especially those - Speech Link
3: those indicators, which might well show that our wellbeing is being severely undermined by environmental - Speech Link
4: this process.As I say, the ONS work on wellbeing indicators beyond GDP and on natural capital is - Speech Link

2. Well-being
12/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the case for Her Majesty’s Government to use wellbeing as a key indicator of national performance when - Speech Link
2: Satisfaction with well-being had fallen in terms of economics, relationships, health, personal environment and - Speech Link
3: benefited considerably from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, set up by the coalition Government in 2014, whose - Speech Link
4: which is introducing the Second Reading of my Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill. It was very peculiar - Speech Link

3. Long-term Health Problems and Work Outcomes
18/04/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: invest in inclusive workplaces and health and wellbeing. It would reduce the £9 billion direct cost of - Speech Link
2: in inclusive workplaces and in the health and wellbeing of their staff can expect wider access to talent - Speech Link
3: them healthy, and it benefits their emotional wellbeing.We can already move forward with many of - Speech Link

4. The Source NHS Drop-in Centre
20/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: Professor Tony Travers of the London School of Economics. To the north, the boundary of the estate is marked - Speech Link

5. Covid-19: Restrictions on Gyms and Sport
23/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: the Government to take the health and mental wellbeing of our country seriously and make this a national - Speech Link
2: beginning, which has impacted people’s health and wellbeing. The second is about the nature of gyms and their - Speech Link
3: health of all my constituents, as well as to the economics of the town.This has been an incredibly - Speech Link
4: than about the amenities vital to the health and wellbeing of my constituents.That double standard - Speech Link
5: addition to the excellent benefits to mental wellbeing. It is vital that that is recognised.Loughborough - Speech Link
6: children running again would be good for their wellbeing and mental health, and good for our communities - Speech Link

6. Mental Health (Higher Education Institutions)
11/06/2015 - Commons Chamber

1: in March, students from the London School of Economics called for the removal of the standard six-session - Speech Link
2: debate this important topic.Ensuring the wellbeing of students is very important for our higher education - Speech Link
3: UK of a good practice guide on student mental wellbeing in higher education, published in February. This - Speech Link

7. Lower Limb Wound Care
23/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: met was Professor Julian Guest, who is a health economics consultant. People are very good at sending information - Speech Link
2: on a person’s emotional and mental health and wellbeing.Our priority is for leg ulcers of this - Speech Link

8. Edinburgh Airport: Flight Paths
29/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: can to protect both the wellbeing of the airport and the health and wellbeing of my constituents and others - Speech Link
2: the hon. Lady’s constituents. A study by BiGGAR Economics published in March 2016 found that Edinburgh airport - Speech Link

9. Professional and Amateur Sport: Government Support
30/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: fan-led review, which I believe should focus on the economics of football. This virus has exposed many fissures - Speech Link
2: cohesion and supporting people’s mental and physical wellbeing. Despite some last-minute support announced last - Speech Link
3: and its importance in both physical and mental wellbeing. As I said earlier, we hope to get back to the - Speech Link
4: the importance of inspiring physical and mental wellbeing. I am happy to continue these conversations with - Speech Link
5: all contribute massively to our wider community wellbeing. Thinking about rugby, we have Keighley and Ilkley - Speech Link
6: mental health wellbeing and indeed physical wellbeing, as well as the financial wellbeing, of so many people - Speech Link
7: education, confidence, and physical and mental wellbeing. We are encouraging all sports clubs to take advantage - Speech Link

10. Adult Social Care: Long-term Funding
28/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: services research unit at the London School of Economics projects that spending on both social services - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Wellbeing Economics
1. Economic Growth
asked by: Chris Ruane
27/06/2019
... published 24 May 2019; and if he will make a statement.

2. Economics of Biodiversity Review
asked by: Caroline Lucas
28/01/2021
... when the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity will be published.

3. Economics of Biodiversity Review
asked by: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park
08/04/2019
... when the Dasgupta Review on the economics of biodiversity will be formally established.

4. Economics of Biodiversity Review
asked by: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park
08/04/2019
... if he will publish the terms of reference for the Dasgupta Review on the economics of biodiversity.

5. Health Education: Scotland
asked by: Karin Smyth
08/12/2020
... if he will hold discussions with the Scottish Government on the potential merits of including (a) endometriosis and (b) menstrual wellbeing in the health and wellbeing school curriculum in Scotland.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Jon Cruddas Portrait
Jon Cruddas
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Dagenham and Rainham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord O'Donnell Portrait
Lord O'Donnell
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Layard Portrait
Lord Layard
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Tyler of Enfield Portrait
Baroness Tyler of Enfield
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Tracey Crouch Portrait
Tracey Crouch
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford
Joined: 16th December 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jon Cruddas MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8161.

Email: cruddasj@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Deborah Hardoon, What Works Centre for Wellbeing, The Evidence Quarter, Albany House, London SW1H 9EA . Tel: 07841 633 168

Email: deborah.hardoon@whatworkswellbeing.org

Secretariat:

What Works Centre for Wellbeing acts as the group's secretariat. https://whatworkswellbeing.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Nov 2020
Source
What Works Centre for Wellbeing
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/11/2020 To : 04/11/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
18 Dec 2018
Source
What Works Centre for Wellbeing
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/12/2018 To : 17/12/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jul 2016
Source
New Economics Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2016 To : 30/06/2017
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
New Economics Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£19,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Wellbeing Economics APPG

Former APPG Officers
Chris Ruane Portrait
Chris Ruane
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Vale of Clwyd
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Co-Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Helen Goodman Portrait
Helen Goodman
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Bishop Auckland
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Lammy Portrait
David Lammy
Vice Chair
Labour - Tottenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017