Psychotherapist & Supervisor

Lord Layard


They Made The People Happy

Last week ‘Origins Of Happiness’ – a study by Lord Layard and a team of researchers at the London School of Economics (LSE) – reported that the government needs to focus on providing better healthcare to deal with mental health issues. This is something to be welcomed – isn’t it?

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A Critical Reflection On Evidence-Informed Policy In The National Wellbeing Debate

Following Labour’s 1999 White Paper ‘Modernising Government’, evidence-based policy (EBP) became a significant part of governmental approaches to policy-making and practice intervention. Read more


The Bio-Power Of Wellbeing Science

In 2010, the Conservative-Liberal coalition government invited the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to develop new measures of national wellbeing. British Prime Minister David Cameron was quoted as saying that a wellbeing index “could give us a general picture of whether life is improving.” Read more