South West Observatory. “better information, better understanding, better decisions.”. Dr Ray Perrins Research Analyst Ray.Perrins@swo.org.uk 01823 447390 www.swo.org.uk. South West Observatory.
“better information, better understanding,
Dr Ray Perrins
A Network of experts sharing resources and working towards a common vision that all policy and decision making in, and about, the region and its parts is based on sound evidence
Mission: to be the automatic first port of call for intelligence about the region and its parts
We aim to achieve this by:
Population and Migration
Skills and Learning
Transport and Communication
Environment and Natural Resources
Social and Welfare
Government and Politics
Issues and Priorities
Lots of data!
Regional State of the Environmentreport:
counts for seven subdomains of culture.
network for comment.
“Health, wealth and happiness: what makes a prosperous region”
31st March 2010
County Cricket Ground, Taunton