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July 2016 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 21 pages)

Featured this month:

New Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) data available in LG Inform
The Department for Eduction (DfE) has worked with the LGA's LG Inform team to identify and upload over 80 SEND data items to the LG Inform database. Users can now compare local authority performance against these metrics and create their own SEND report.

Falling short: the experiences of families in the UK below the Minimum Income Standard (MIS)
This Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) report features the experieces of 30 families on low incomes.

Local area walking and cycling in England: 2014 to 2015 report
These Department for Transport (DfT) statistics provide information on walking and cycling amongst adults, at local authority level in England for 2014 to 2015.