Data has it’s place. It’s crucial to have evidence to prove policy is useful. But on it’s own, data often leaves out the view from the ground. It doesn’t show the opinions and support of locals who experience the policy. Here's how locals feel about our them, now that they’re 5 years down the track.
No matter how positive the aims of any suggestion are, the big question is: how do we know that a policy will work? The answer is trials and evidence. This post explores one of the many trials which informs our recommendations.