Health and wellbeing needs to remain a local responsibility

Graham Burgess, chief excutive Blackburn and Darwen borough council

Early formation of health and wellbeing boards can quickly reduce wasted effort and result in clear strategic oversight of health issues - but they need to stay free from too much Whitehall interference, as Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council chief executive Graham Burgess explains.

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