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Parliamentary Public Parks Inquiry

Posted February 14, 2017

The much-awaited report has been published by the Select Committee.  Statutory service has not been recommended, however, partnership working with Health and Wellbeing Boards to create joint Parks and Green Spaces Strategies has been.

Click here to download and read the Public Parks Report

A highlight from the publications is the results of the survey that accompanied the Inquiry. It is published as an online presentation, click here; keep scrolling down to get through some fantastic quotes and useful statistics. 13,000 people and organisations responded, which is an amazing response. Some quick statistics are:

  • 75% of those surveyed have a very positive impression of our parks and green spaces
  • Nearly 90% of those surveyed believed their local park has a very positive effect on their health and well-being


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