What is the best way for the government to level up the nation’s health?


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‘Levelling up’ is one of the government’s main priorities. There are big differences in health between different parts of the country and improving health may be one of the most effective ways to boost the economy. This event explored how improving health can improve economic performance and what policies are most likely to achieve this. This event was part of the IfG's fringe events programme at the 2021 Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Speakers: Jake Berry MP, Chairman of the Northern Research Group and former Minister of State for the Northern Powerhouse Jo Bibby, Director of Health at the Health Foundation Caitlin Doherty, Westminster Correspondent at the Yorkshire Post Edleen John, Director for International Relations, Corporate Affairs, and Co-Partner for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the Football Association This event was chaired by Dr Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist at the Institute for Government. Kindly supported by the Health Foundation.

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