improvements in health, which has a value of £148 to the individual;
a greater likelihood of finding a job and/or staying in a job, which has a value of £224 to the individual;
better social relationships, which has a value of £658 to the individual; and
a greater likelihood that people volunteer on a regular basis, which has a value of £130 to the individual.
So will this lead at last to some sensible government investment in community education? Might there be a policy maker somewhere who wants to see an increase in the proportion of the population who are healthier, more content, have more supportive networks, are more employable and who contribute to society? Non? Oh well, just thought I’d ask.