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January 2016 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 18 pages)

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LG Inform report - crime and disorder in your area
Crime and disorder and the perception of crime are key factors in influencing quality of life. This LG Inform report provides an overview of the different types of police recorded crime for a selected authority and  comparison group.

GP patient survey 2015 - England
This report from NHS England provides the results of the GP Patient Survey which assesses patient experience of healthcare services provided by GP surgeries and of NHS dental services in England.

A review of technical education
This National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) literature review identifies the key characteristics and essential elements of teaching and learning in technical and vocational education.