Wellbeing Economics APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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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.

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Recent Documents related to Wellbeing Economics

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

2. Green Book supplementary guidance: wellbeing
26/07/2021 - HM Treasury
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Found: PAPER NOT GOVERNMENT POLICY] 1 Wellbeing discussion paper : monetisation of life satisfaction

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

4. 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

5. Green Book supplementary guidance: wellbeing
26/07/2021 - HM Treasury
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Found: Wellbeing Guidance for Appraisal : Supplementary Green

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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

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

3. Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy
20/10/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: and—for a time, at least—they can put health and wellbeing above profit and growth. Now, we need those kinds - Speech Link

4. 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

5. Petitions
21/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: then we need to acknowledge that trickle-down economics is flawed and decades of failing tax policy must - Speech Link
2: developed as an asset that would further the social wellbeing and social interests of the local community, such - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Wellbeing Economics
1. Adroit Economics
asked by: John Healey
19/11/2018
... if he will publish the (a) project specification of the work and (b) any completed outputs arising from the commissioning of an analysis arising from the commissioning of evaluation and analytical services from Adroit Economics Ltd.

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 Brooke of Alverthorpe
25/02/2021
... published on 2 February.

4. Economics of Biodiversity Review
asked by: Baroness Sugg
26/04/2021
... and (2) the importance of investment in family planning and reproductive health in relation to the ecological system.

5. Economics of Biodiversity Review
asked by: Caroline Lucas
02/06/2020
... if he will make it his policy to apply the interim findings of the Dasgupta review on the economics of biodiversity to decisions on economic policy and spending decisions being made in response to the covid-19 outbreak.

Latest Questions
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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
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
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Helen Goodman
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Bishop Auckland
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
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David Lammy
Vice Chair
Labour - Tottenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
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