Peter Walker, ‘May appoints minister to tackle loneliness issues raised by Jo Cox’,, Guardian News and Media Limited (16 Jan 2018)

Wider strategy

Theresa May has appointed one of her ministers to lead on issues connected to loneliness. (…) The government said it would develop a wider strategy on the issue, gather more evidence and statistics, and provide funding for community groups to start activities which connect people. (…) For far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life.