Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Health reports 24-30th April 2017

Health Care Costs in the English NHS: Reference Tables for Average Annual NHS Spendby Age, Sex and Deprivation Group- Health Care Economics

Focus on:Emergency hospital care for children and young peopleWhat has changed in the past 10 years? Quality Watch

social policy reports 24-30th April 2017

Hungry Holidays A report on hunger amongst children during school holidays - All Parliamentary Group on Hunger.

Machine Learning - a report by the Royal Society.

Brexit reports 24-30th April 2017

Exiting the EU: challenges and opportunities for higher education Education Committee

Brexit and health and social care— people & process Health Committee
A skilfull exit what small, firms want from Brexit. - Federation of Small Businesses.
Global Britain priorities for trade beyond the European Union- Open Europe

Brexit Risk register and mitigation plan for social care providers - VODG 

Democratic Audit from the Hansard Society considers the Brexit effect

Gina Miller - crowdfunding Best for Britain campaign is raising money to back candidates supporting a soft brexit.

Brexit: a reading list of post-EU Referendum publications by Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies UK Parliament 

Monday, 24 April 2017

Chernobyl remembrance

International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is remembered on
26 April.  On this date in 1986 An explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant spread a radioactive cloud over large parts of the Soviet Union, now the territories of Belarus, Ukraine and the Russian Federation causing imense human and long term environmental damage
The UN resolution  and 
associated United Nations documents provide information and background on events. 
The UNDP also has a specialist website  It contains a depository of UN official documents on Chernobyl nuclear accident

other useful websites considering the long term impact include:
it includes statements from witnesses and scientific organisations on the impact - from the 30th anniversary in 2016 . This includes the shocking 20 year evaluation report
Chernobyl’s Legacy: Health, Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts
and Recommendations to the Governments of Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine 



Government reports 24-30th April 2017

Housing: State of the Nation Public accounts Committee
Carbon Capture and Storage Public Accounts Committee

Citizen’s income Work and Pensions CommitteeManaging Ministers’ and officials’ conflicts of interest: time for clearer values, principles and action Public Administration Committee

Draft sentencing guideline on breach offences Justice Committee 

Building for Equality: Disability and the Built Environment Women and Equalities website

Progress on the government estate strategy National Audit Office. 

Refugees Welcome? The Experience of New Refugees in the UKA report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees 

Sustainable Development Goals in the UK Environmental Audit Committee 

House of CommonsEnvironment, Food and Rural Affairs CommitteePost-legislative scrutiny: Flood and Water Management Act 2010 

Capital funding for schools Public Accounts Committee report 

Local support for people with a learning disability Public Accounts committee 

Access to General Practice: progress review Public Accounts Committee

Feeding the nation: labour constraints -
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Accounting for democracy: making sure Parliament, the people and ministers know how and why public money is spent  Public Accounts Committee

Integrating health and social care Public Accounts Committee

NHS ambulance services - Public Accounts Committee 

Economics reports 24-30th April 2017

Federation of Master Builders - State of Trade survey 2017

Savills commercial property market April 2017 

Clean energy and economic growth - Energy Transmissions Commission. Better energy greater prosperity.
Nationwide April Price index housing market
London and the South East set to account for 40% of the economy by end of next Parliament, says TUC