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October 2014 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 17 pages, 386KB)

Featured this month:

The council and the common: local government in 2020
This New Local Government Network (NLGN) paper aims to provide a snapshot of how councils are preparing for the future.

Transforming mental health: a plan of action for London
This report from The Kings Fund describes a vision for the future of mental health provision in London, generated through a process of engagement with key stakeholders in the capital.

Public attitudes to poverty
This Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) report looks at current public attitudes to poverty and how views have changed since the 2008 financial crash.

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