Policy paper

What Works: evidence centres for social policy

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

A new initiative will build on existing evidence-based policy making to guide decision-making in public services.



A new initiative will build upon existing evidence-based policy making through launching a series of independent specialist centres. These will produce and disseminate research to local decision-makers, supporting them in investing in services that deliver the best outcomes for citizens and value for money for taxpayers.