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Guidance to help measure loneliness

In October 2018 the UK government announced a strategy ( to tackle loneliness in England. At the same time the Office for National Statistics (ONS) worked with a panel of experts to recommend a set of questions to help measure loneliness. The What Works Centre for Wellbeing has now produced short simple guidance ( for small charities and social enterprises to support you to use these measures in your evaluations. There is also an editable questionnaire you can start using right away.