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Child Poverty Profile-April 2017 update

Posted on 2nd May 2017 by

The Child Poverty Act came into force in 2010 with the aim of eradicating Child Poverty by the end of 2020. In summer 2014 the Government revised its approach to tackling Child Poverty by seeking to focus on supporting families into work, increasing earnings, improving living standards and educational attainment. The underlying principle of the Strategy is […]

Warwickshire’s Quarterly Labour Market Bulletin released today….

Posted on 1st February 2017 by

The Economy and Skills Group at Warwickshire County Council have released the first Warwickshire Quarterly Labour Market report. The bulletin considers issues such as the latest employment and unemployment data, economic activity and inactivity rates and real-time demand in the labour market. It also contains a summary of the latest business news from Warwickshire and […]

Warwickshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Needs Assessment 2015-16 now published!

Posted on 12th October 2016 by

The Warwickshire needs assessment has presented an in-depth analysis of the national and local picture of domestic violence and abuse (DVA). It aims to inform the ongoing development of Warwickshire’s response to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and in particular the re-commissioning of the county’s specialist DVA support services. The document is focused primarily […]

A quick look at who responded to our Living in Warwickshire Survey…

Posted on 16th September 2016 by

            It has been widely acknowledged that there is a lack of robust intelligence on the lifestyle characteristics of our local population. The Living in Warwickshire survey was launched on 18th April 2016 to attempt to address this gap, highlighting how residents in the county live and identifying some of the needs and challenges they […]

JSNA Annual Statement 2015/16: using intelligence wisely

Posted on 20th October 2015 by

The need for the intelligence supplied by the JSNA is more important than ever, to demonstrate value from our services in a time of reducing budgets and define the future direction of services across Warwickshire. This is the first annual statement in the three year cycle of the JSNA an opportunity to refresh and update […]

World Hunger Day 28th May- What is the current outlook for Warwickshire?

Posted on 28th May 2015 by

The Hunger Project UK created World Hunger Day, this global event is held annually to celebrate sustainable solutions to ending extreme hunger and poverty. World Hunger Day focuses on genuine partnership. In light on this we have looked at events and services aimed at reducing hunger in Warwickshire. Warwickshire Financial Inclusion Partnership (WFIP) held a […]

International Day of Families-10 facts exploring the current picture for families in Warwickshire

Posted on 15th May 2015 by

The International Day of Families, held annually on the 15th May, celebrates the importance of families (International Day of Families). In honour of this, we have collected 10 facts exploring the current picture for families in Warwickshire. 1) Warwickshire has a higher proportion of married residents (51.7%) compared to the West Midlands (47.6%) and England […]

Who goes where…..Commuting patterns into and out of Warwickshire

Posted on 30th April 2015 by

Data from the 2011 Census provides information about where people are travelling to and from for work purposes. This information is useful as it  indicates the likely volume and direction of travel flows in and around the county. In addition, it provides a picture of local workforces and the degree to which they made of […]

New electoral boundaries finalised for Warwickshire County Council from 2017

Posted on 17th February 2015 by

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) has now finalised the new electoral boundaries for Warwickshire County Councillors, that will come into effect at the time of the next County Council elections in 2017.   This follows an eight week public consultation on its draft proposals, and draws new boundaries for all of the […]

Warwickshire Observatory Summer Newsletter!

Posted on 5th September 2014 by

We have just published our latest newsletter which provides an overview of some of the projects we are working on and links to further details where they are available.   As always, we welcome feedback so please let us know what you think.  If you would like more regular updates just enter your email address […]