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The Community Life Survey, commissioned by Cabinet Office, provides statistics on issues key to encouraging social action and empowering communities, including volunteering, charitable giving, community engagement and well-being.
On the day of the closing ceremony of the London Olympics Prime Minister David Cameron and Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer hosted a high-level meeting to encourage a global drive to boost nutrition.
National Statistician Jil Matheson has published her reflections on the National Well-being Debate, part of the Office of National Statistics' programme to develop measures of national well-being and progress.
Prime Minister David Cameron announced on 6th July that central Government cut carbon emissions by 13.8% in the year following his May 2010 commitment to a 10% reduction, and promised further and wider reductions.
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announced proposals for a legal target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in 2023 to 2027 by 50% over 1990 levels, in line with advice from the Committee on Climate Change.
The draft Carbon Plan, a cross-Government action plan on climate change, sets actions and deadlines for the Government to live up to its green ambitions, meet domestic carbon targets and encourage international action.
Following the conclusion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Cancún, Mexico, wide support, tempered with a recognition of the work still to do, came from Government, business and civil society.
David Cameron has announced that the Office of National Statistics will measure Britain’s wellbeing from April 2011, to allow the Government to promote quality of life as well as economic growth.
Following David Cameron’s announcement in May that this would be the “greenest government ever”, Defra has published a new action plan to drive sustainable operations and procurement across Government.
Announcing 10% cuts in carbon emissions across central government, David Cameron aims for "the greenest government ever" through "real action" not "warm words".