Last edited 24 Sep 2020

Social inclusion

The London Plan, published by the Mayor of London in March 2016, defines social inclusion as: ‘The position from where someone can access and benefit from the full range of opportunities available to members of society. It aims to remove barriers for people or for areas that experience a combination of linked problems such as unemployment, poor skills, low incomes, poor housing, high crime environments, bad health and family breakdown.’

It defines social exclusion as: ‘A term for what can happen when people or areas suffer from a combination of linked problems, such as unemployment, poor skills, low incomes, poor housing, high crime environments, bad health and family breakdown.’

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