Reflections on the Development of Health Inequalities Policy in England
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Abstracts are written to summarise documents and to whet the reader’s interest. Alas, many readers just use them as a substitute for reading the whole paper, which given the brevity of abstracts can give a somewhat distorted impression. I hope that having read this abstract, you will read on. If you do, you will find that I offer a little personal history and a little impersonal history on the development of interest in the issue of health inequalities in England. I then summarise the policy response of recent Labour administrations, briefly detail the effects of this response, and finally offer my own three-pronged policy attack on our thus far really quite stubborn inequalities in health.
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- 1. LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, UK