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The Social Dimensions of the Crisis: The Evidence and its Implications

National Economic & Social Council (NESC) Social impacts of the economic crisis In its report on The Social Dimensions of the Crisis: The Evidence and its Implications NESC highlights a broad range of social impacts of the economic crisis and the subs ...

Northern Exposure: Alleviating Fuel Poverty in North & West Belfast, Northern Ireland

University of Ulster and NEA NI Mental health, Wellbeing, Impacts, Fuel poverty, Energy efficiency In Northern Ireland, while there is strategic resolve to confront and tackle fuel poverty, too many households, still cannot achieve affordable warmth in th ...

The Northern Ireland Index of Production (IOP)

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) General measure of changes in the output of the Manufacturing, Electricity, Gas, Water and Mining & Quarrying industries The Index of Production (IOP) is a quarterly sample survey of around 650 c ...

Northern Ireland Index of Services (IOS)

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Changes in the output of the private sector service industries in Northern Ireland The experimental Index of Services (IOS) was first published in Northern Ireland on 18 May 2005. Following assessmen ...

Labour Market Statistics- April 2013

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Seasonally adjusted Labour Force Survey (LFS) Seasonally adjusted Labour Force Survey (LFS) estimates for Northern Ireland for the period December- February 2013 showed a decrease over the quarter in ...

Working Age Income Supports

Department of Social Protection Annual statistics report 2011 Expenditure on Working Age Income Supports decreased by 7.3% overall in 2011. Lower recipient numbers accounted for some of the decrease (11,712 or 0.2% lower, mainly due to the reduction in th ...

The impoverishment of the UK- PSE UK First Results: Living Standards

Gordon, D., et al, Poverty and Social Exclusion (PSE) Poverty and social exclusion One third of households in Northern Ireland are deprived according to researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, who have conducted the largest and most authoritative stu ...

Energy, Transport and Environment Indicators

eurostat Environment and energy The 2012 edition presents facts and figures from the Energy, Transport and Environment sectors, all in a single volume. With a view of the growing global political importance of issues such as climate change and energy secu ...

Northern Ireland Universal Credit Information

Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland The potential impact of Welfare Reform on local people The Department for Social Development has published the first in a series of reports which show the potential impact of Welfare Reform on local peop ...

Family and Fuel Poverty

Guertler, P. and Royston, S., Energy Bill Revolution Vulnerable group, Fuel poverty It is now widely recognised that fuel poverty has severe effects on some of the most vulnerable people in society. However, while attention has focussed on older people in ...

Census 2011: Key Statistics at Northern Ireland and LGD Level

Russell, D., Northern Ireland Assembly Census statistics This paper presents a selection of key statistics from Census 2011 at the Northern Ireland and local government district (LGD) level. The paper covers twelve categories, including demography, religi ...

Proposed Terms Of Reference For EPA/DCENR/NIEA Research Programme On Environmental Impacts Of Unconventional Gas Exploration & Extraction (UGEE)

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Promoting Renewable Energy in the UK: What Difference has Devolution Made?

Cowell, R., et al, Cardiff University Renewable energy Scotland's delivery of devolution and renewable energy development should be a model for other UK Governments to follow, according to a recent study by Robert Gordon University (RGU). The newly p ...

Smart Metering Information Paper and Appended Reports

Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) National Smart Metering Programme (NSMP) The CER has (17th December 2012) published a Smart Metering Information Paper along with a suite of appended reports (CER 12/213). This Information Paper has been published by ...

Survey on Income and Living conditions (SILC): 2011 & revised 2010 results

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Household survey The Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) in Ireland is a household survey covering a broad range of issues in relation to income and living conditions. It is the official source of data on househol ...

All-Island Generation capacity Statement 2013- 2022

EirGrid and SONI Electricity demand, Capacity The Generation Capacity Statement outlines the expected electricity demand and levels of generation capacity available over the next 10 years in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and on an all-island b ...

Housing our Ageing Population: Plan for Implementation (HAPPI2)

ll Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People Housing Standards, Living conditions The “Housing Our Ageing Population Plan” from The All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People, chaired by Lord Best, has highligh ...

Northern Ireland Environmental Statistics Report

Department of the Environment (DOE) Environmental indicators The Northern Ireland Environmental Statistics Report is an annual compendium of environmental indicators covering 8 key themes; Demography & Public Opinion, Air & Climate, Water, Marine, ...

Achieving our Potential: An Analysis of Area-based Approaches to Improving Energy Efficiency in scotland's Homes

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Scotland and the Energy Agency Energy efficiency This report states that improving the energy efficiency of existing housing can make a difference to energy bill. The research, carried out for WWF Scotland and the Energy Agency, ...

Home for the Future- A new analysis of housing need and demand in England

Holmans, A., Monk, S. and Whitehead, C. Housing Standards, Living conditions To deliver the volume of affordable housing required, the Government and opposition parties need to rethink how this will be funded. The housing market downturn has created a dif ...