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Public support levy to fund smoking cessation efforts

01/07/2022

Three quarters of the public support making tobacco manufacturers pay a levy to fund tobacco control and smoking cessation, a new survey has found.

Seven in 10 councillors face abuse, survey reveals

30/06/2022

Council leaders are calling for a change in legislation to allow councillors to withhold their personal addresses as evidence of abuse and intimidation grows.

Only one third of carers ‘very satisfied’ with support

24/06/2022

Only around one third of carers reported feeling very or extremely satisfied with support and services last year, a new survey has revealed.

ADASS: More than half a million people now waiting for social care

13/05/2022

Over half a million people are waiting for social care and there has been a dramatic increase in the number of hours of home care that could not be delivered.

Public trust councils over the Government, poll reveals

03/12/2021

More people trust councils and councillors than Government and ministers when it comes to service delivery, a new survey has revealed.

Poll reveals ‘high levels’ of trust in social enterprises

22/11/2019

Nine out of 10 people would prefer public services were outsourced to social enterprises over the private sector, research reveals.

Campaigners question validity of survey on transgender rights

23/05/2019

Women's campaigners have questioned a survey by the City of London on transgender rights after nearly half the respondents were excluded from the results.

Public satisfaction with the NHS falls to lowest level in a decade, survey reveals

07/03/2019

A poll of nearly 3,000 people found that 53% of the those surveyed in England, Scotland and Wales were satisfied with services last year.

Majority supports new housing but only on brownfield sites, survey finds

01/02/2019

New research shows that the majority of people support the building of new homes but oppose developments being located on green field sites.

Survey reveals ‘sharp drop’ in satisfaction with social care

28/02/2018

There has been a ‘sharp drop’ in satisfaction with social care and the NHS in recent years due to a lack of funding and Government reforms, research reveals.

Local authorities face ‘collapse of vital services’ due to underfunding

10/02/2017

Nearly eight out of 10 councils lack confidence in the sustainability of local government finances, survey reveals.

Public sector job satisfaction at highest level in four years

30/11/2016

A new survey has revealed two-thirds of public sector employees were satisfied with their jobs, the highest level since autumn 2012.

Survey of councils reveals fears over Government housing reforms

29/03/2016

A new survey has revealed councils believe the Government’s housing policies will lead to an increase in homelessness and longer waiting lists for housing.

Council workers show confidence in the LGA

04/03/2016

The majority of survey respondents believe local government lobby group addresses the issues that are important to councils.

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