Tag: Cambridgeshire

Homelessness in England

What is this homelessness data about? Every year, district councils complete and return a form called the P1E to the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG). CLG shares the information as a “live table”. The graph above shows the

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Out with the (c)old, in with the new?

High fuel costs – low income-New fuel poverty data available In May 2014, the Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC) released new estimates of the number and proportion of households across the country living with high fuel costs and

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Requesting information is becoming more and more popular

  Over the last decade there has been increasing need for all publicly owned organisations to give access to information which is held due to the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act 2000. FOI The introduction of FOI publication schemes enabled

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Where are new jobs being created and where are the growth areas within Cambridgeshire?

The population of Cambridgeshire is forecast to grow by approximately 25% between 2013 and 2036 (Cambridgeshire Research Group’s 2013-Based Population Forecasts). The rise in population will be driven in part by significant housing developments within the County. Cambridgeshire experienced a

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Housing affordability

What is this all about? Each year, housing partners work together to update our understanding of the housing market locally. Part of this assessment includes looking at housing affordability. We publish a range of information in our Strategic Housing Market

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You’ve registered to vote

So you know a new system of Individual Electoral Registration (IER) came into force (10 June 2014) and that each person is now responsible for registering themselves to vote, rather than the old system where the head of household registered

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DATA STORY – Smarter Transport and open data

The “Cambridge Phenomenon” Since 1960, the Greater Cambridge area has been home to an ever-increasing cluster of technology, life sciences and services business known as the “Cambridge Phenomenon” (http://www.cambridgephenomenon.com/) . The success to date has been widely celebrated, but is

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Data Story: Population estimates – Why are they useful?

Solid information on population counts by region and sub-region is vital for the ongoing local planning of services, such as schools, children’s centres and transport provisions and infrastructure. Such data also comes into its own for contingency planning for, and

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Data Story: The housing profiles project- Showing local housing need and development

The Cambridge sub-region housing profiles show information about housing stock, households and data about affordable housing demand at a parish or ward level. It combines secondary data sources such as the 2011 Census with primary data from the local housing

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Data Story: Know your local area – Census Area Profiles

Census Area Profiles The 2011 Census The population Census is conducted every ten years across the United Kingdom – the last Census was in 2011. The survey results help to paint a picture of the nation and how we live,

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