- The Government should introduce a legal requirement for schools and further education colleges across England to provide mental health and well-being support, including appropriate funds.
- Local authorities across the UK should develop a process to make sure that children have a voice in decision making about their local areas.
- The Government must reaffirm its commitment to understanding and acting on children’s well-being- including through a commitment to measuring children’s well-being in the future. Especially due to the links between well-being and mental health we have uncovered in this report.
Today The Children’s Society publishes its Good Childhood Report 2016. Summary of recommendations are as follows: