The report

Drawing on reflections given by around 20 politicians during in-depth interviews, as well as comments made elsewhere, this report is the first attempt globally to set out accounts from politicians on the personal and interpersonal benefits of their mindfulness training. 


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Press coverage of the report

Launch event

Mindfulness in Westminster: Reflections from UK Politicians was launched at an event in the Speaker's State Rooms in parliament on 13 September 2023. You can read more about that event, and read some of the speeches that were given at it by visiting here.

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