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September 2016 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 17 pages)

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Summer updates to LG Infom
Over the course of the summer the LG Inform team have made a series of new developments as a result of feedback from users about enhancements they would like to see made to LG Inform.

Overcoming deprivation and disconnection in UK cities
This Joseph Rowntree Foundtion (JRF) report looks at deprivaton and disconnecton from the perspective of housing and labour markets  in the 20 per cent most deprived neighbourhoods across the UK.

The state of social care for older people in England
This report, published jointly by The King's Fund and the Nuffield Trust, looks at  the current state of social services for older people in England.