Vale near top in quality of life league table
This represents an improvement of three places on the previous year when it came in 44th place.
The survey is based on factors including residents’ health and life expectancy, overall wellbeing, employment, crime rates, good weather and good broadband internet access.
Neighbouring districts also performed well. South Northamptonshire is seventh, St Albans is 12th, South Oxfordshire is 21st and East Hertfordshire is 28th.