Public health policy and walking in England—analysis of the 2008 ‘policy window’

@inproceedings{Milton2015PublicHP,
  title={Public health policy and walking in England—analysis of the 2008 ‘policy window’},
  author={K Ashley Milton and Jonathan Grix},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Although the government in England has a long-standing interest in walking promotion, this has not been accompanied by a coherent strategic plan or investment to support physical activity behaviour change. However, in 2008 the government announced its intention to invest £7 million into walking promotion. This article utilises Kingdon's Multiple Streams framework as an organising principle through which to interrogate the reasons behind the increased emphasis on walking promotion as… CONTINUE READING