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The Rural Review of Public Services

A report that examines published analyses about public service provision in rural areas.

Year of Publication2010

This report examines recently published analyses about public service provision in rural areas and considers it alongside survey evidence gathered from Rural Services Network members (local service providers and community representatives). It focuses down onto five topics – public transport, primary schools, affordable housing, facilities for young people and support services for older people.The report presents the issues relating to the changing population of rural areas and the implications of that change on service demands relating to the priority services which this report has reviewed. It is not a financial analysis of services, but there are financial implications.

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transportyoung peopleschoolsaffordable housingolder people
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Safeguarding and improving services in rural communities across England

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