This briefing has been prepared by Ludi Simpson, Professor of Population Studies, University of Manchester, for Senedd Research’s Academic Fellowship Scheme. The briefing is provided to support Assembly Members in their scrutiny of the draft National Development Framework.
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Senedd Research acknowledges the support of Manchester University that enabled Ludi Simpson to take part in this fellowship.
Ludi Simpson’s work in sub-national demography for planning includes local and national government, advice at planning inquiries, research and teaching. He is designer and advisor to the publicly-owned POPGROUP software, the planning industry standard for local demographic projection of population and housing.
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