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Solace blog

29th March 2023

LGC Article: Councils are key to turning the tide of worklessness, Robin Tuddenham

“The economy is flatlining and the health and care system is in crisis. These two issues are, rightly, featuring prominently in political discourse and media coverage, to the point where the chancellor has called on people aged over 50 to return to the workplace.

While they are often thought of and presented separately, they are part of the same story. Health is wealth, and wealth is health. Without urgent and sustained action by government, public services and civic institutions, we face a descent into a state no longer able to respond to the needs of its population, with an economy slowly withering on the vine…”

Click here to read the full article by Robin Tuddenham, Solace deputy spokesperson for Economic Prosperity, on the LGC.