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NEW REPORT: Cooking Up Ideas: Addressing the challenges of food poverty in Kensington and Chelsea
The following is a list of recent Social Council publications. Click on any link to view the document online.

Latest briefings

Oct 2016

This document is intended to update the local voluntary sector on the latest developments in Health and Social Care.

Aug 2015

In May the Conservative Government won the election. Here we examine what that could mean for the voluntary and community sector.

Jul 2013
An overview of recent structural changes in the management of local health services and their impact on the work of voluntary and community organisations.
Sep 2012
A new guide for those finding it difficult to keep up with changes in the structure of the NHS. 
Jun 2011
The Localism Bill aims to put more power in the hands of communities.
Jun 2011
 The role of the Voluntary and Community Sector in reducing health inequality.
Sep 2010
In July 2010 the Coalition Government published the health white paper ‘Equity and Excellence; Liberating the NHS’.
Jul 2010
The results of a discussion amongst the sector on Big Society and its possible impact at a local level.
Jul 2010
This briefing highlights information contained in the London Poverty profile where it relates to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. 

Latest reports

Oct 2016

The findings of our year long research project examining food poverty in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Nov 2015

The numbers of people living in privately rented accomodation has seen significant growth over recent years.

Jun 2012
An independent study that examined whether supporting people to better understand the domestic energy market would result in people changing their suppliers or tariffs, a
Nov 2011
The state of the voluntary and community sector in Kensington and Chelsea - 2011 and beyond.
Jul 2011
The results of a SWOT analysis, undertaken by voluntary and community sector organisations from Kensington and Chelsea and the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, i
Mar 2011
Early in 2011, it was announced that an important contribution to future savings will be the joint work being undertaken between RBKC, City of Westminster and the London
Mar 2011
A report into the Somali community in Kensington and Chelsea based in part, on research carried out with local Somali community representatives.
Feb 2010
The state of the voluntary and community sector in Kensington and Chelsea. This report was released at the beginning of 2010.
Feb 2010
The state of the voluntary and community sector in Kensington and Chelsea. This report was released at the beginning of 2010.

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Other Social Council publications

Jun 2013
This leaflet lists voluntary sector advice agencies that can provide free support to people concerned about recent changes to their welfare payments.
Jun 2012
A concise summary of the Social Council's plans for the next 18 months.
Nov 2011
Our calendar for 2012 brings you top tips to make localism work for you and also highlights some of the inequalities in Kensington and Chelsea.
Mar 2011
The Kensington and Chelsea Compact exists to strengthen working relationships between the public and the voluntary and community sector, and lays the foundation for
Sep 2010
The Examination in Public hearings took place following the end of the consultation period for RBKC's Core Strategy.
May 2010
A voluntary sector mainfesto for the 2010 local elections.
May 2009
Top tips for empowering your community including preparation and putting your plans into action.