Councils 'broadly support' focus of Health and Care Bill

By Ann McGauran | 06 July 2021

Councils ‘broadly support’ the focus of the Health and Care Bill introduced into Parliament today on improving the health and wellbeing of the population, says the Local Government Association (LGA).

Chairman of the LGA’s Community Wellbeing Board Cllr David Fothergill said councils also support the duty of bodies to take population health and wellbeing into account in making decisions.

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