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April 2016 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 19 pages)

Featured this month:

Unimplemented planning applications
This LG Inform report shows snapshot data on unimplemented planning applications by local authority area since 2012.

Fairness for children: a league table of inequality in child well-being in rich countries
This report card series from the United Nations Children's Emegncy Fund (UNICEF) provides a regular assessment of how rich countries fare in promoting child well-being.

The uneven impact of welfare reform - UK
This research by Sheffield Hallam University,  commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Oxfam, reveals the uneven impact that welfare reform will have on people and the places they live in the UK.