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English Housing Survey 2009 to 2010: Household Report

Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). Housing Standards and living conditions The English housing survey covers all housing tenures and provides valuable information and evidence to inform the development and monitoring of DCLG ’s housin ...

English Housing Survey Series

Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). Housing Standards and living conditions The English housing survey is a continuous national survey commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). It collects information ...

Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales, 2010/11 (Provisional) and 2009/10 (Final): Key Findings

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Winter deaths Key findings There were an estimated 25,700 excess winter deaths in England and Wales in 2010/11, virtually unchanged from the previous winter As in previous years, there were more excess winter deaths in ...

Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales, 2010/11 (Provisional) and 2009/10 (Final)

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Winter deaths In common with other countries, more people die in England and Wales in the winter than in the summer. This bulletin presents a measure of the increase in winter mortality, provided on an annual basis, in ...

Written Statement to the Assembly by Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland

McCausland, N. Northern Ireland housing The Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland MLA has issued a written statement to the Assembly on proposals for a Social Housing Reform Programme.  The statement follows a report on a ...

Review of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Strategic review of options for future service delivery The purpose of this strategic review is to identify the optimum direction of travel in relation to the provision of those services currently provid ...

Good Housing Leads to good Health: A Toolkit for Environmental Health Practitioners

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Housing Standards, Living conditions, House quality It is well recognised that good quality homes are important for the health and well-being of those living in them. To try and improve the overall qualit ...

Winter Readiness Survey 2012/13

Local Government Association (LGA) Economy and transport This report provides findings from an online survey conducted in September and October 2012 of all councils in England and Wales who carry out winter weather gritting activities. Key findings The ma ...

The Potential for Segmentation of the Retail Market for Electricity in Ireland

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Should Coal Replace Coal? Options for the Irish Electricity Market

Diffney, S., Malaguzzi, V.L. and Walsh D. Coal plant comparisons ESRI Working Paper 428 The Moneypoint coal plant is nearing the end of its useful life and will need to be replaced. For Moneypoint’s replacement, we consider different types of baseload tec ...

Socioeconomic Distribution of Emissions and Resource Use in Ireland

Lyons, S., Pentecost, A. and Tol, R.S.J. Distributional differences in emissions by household type ESRI Working Paper 426 This paper uses the ESRI’s ISus model to explore the distributional differences in emissions by household type. Most greenhouse gas a ...

Trends in Air Pollution in Ireland: A Decomposition Analysis

Tol, R. S. J. Pollutant emmissions to air ESRI Working Paper 422 Trends in the emissions to air of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds, and ammonia in Ireland are analysed with a logarithmic mean Divisia index dec ...

Electrical Appliance Ownership and Usage in Ireland

Leahy, E., Lyons, S. and Walsh, S. Electrical Appliance, Households ESRI Working Paper 421 Past research into the determinants of appliance ownership has identified associations with socioeconomic characteristics of households. Few studies have examined t ...

Trade, Energy, and Carbon Dioxide: An Analysis for the Two Economies of Ireland

Hyland, M., Jennings, A. and Richards, S.J. Greenhouse gas emmissions ESRI Working Paper 420 In this paper we use a subsystem input-output decomposition analysis to examine the drivers of greenhouse gas emissions in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern ...

Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) Thematic Report on the Elderly 2004, 2009 and 2010

Central Statistics Office (CSO) The income of the elderly This report updates the Thematic Report on the Elderly, 2004 and 2009 with 2010 data. It focuses on the income of the elderly population (those aged 65 and over)in Ireland in 2004, 2009 and 2010. I ...

Profile 5: Households and Families

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Living arrangements in Ireland The Central Statistics Office has released the fifth publication in its series of Census 2011 results, showing that the number of people who were married in Ireland increased by 9.2 per cent b ...

Profile 4: The Roof over our Heads

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Housing in Ireland The Central Statistics Office has released the fourth publication in its series of Census 2011 results, showing that the number of households renting their accommodation increased by 47 per cent since 200 ...

The Cost of Cold

Age UK Why we need to protect the health of older people in winter Winter brings many challenges for us as we get older – dark days mean people get out less, and ice and snow can increase the fear and risk of falling. But research shows that cold is the b ...

Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2012

Aldridge, H., Kenway, P., MacInnes, T. and Parekh, A. In-work poverty The 'low-pay, no-pay' jobs market keeps millions in poverty and holds the economy back The annual Monitoring poverty report, written by the New Policy Institute, analyses tren ...

Atlas of Health and Climate

World Health Organization (WHO) Weather, Climate, Major health challenges The Atlas of health and climate is a product of this unique collaboration between the meteorological and public health communities. It provides sound scientific information on the c ...