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Social care satisfaction hits record low


Public satisfaction with social care services has dropped to the lowest level ever recorded, a new survey has revealed.

Planning and placemaking capacity struggle


Two out of three council planning and placemaking professionals believe their team does not have the capacity to meet their strategic objectives, poll reveals.

Why we should be concerned with the SEN2 survey


Gareth Copeland, education consultant, OLM Systems, looks at the SEN2 survey and argues there is a disconnect with what really counts.

Social care workforce survey launched


Staff working in the adult social care sector are being asked to share their experiences in a new Government survey.

Health of over 2.5m young people affected by poor housing


Many young people are suffering physically and mentally because of poor quality housing, according to poverty campaigners.

Only one in seven satisfied with ‘fragmented’ social care


Only one in seven are satisfied with ‘broken, complicated and fragmented social care services’, according to a report by two leading think tanks.

Hull City Council asks residents if they are happy


Hull City Council has launched a survey of residents to find out if they are happy.

Scottish survey reveals strong commitment to local elections


The vast majority of Scots believe it is important to vote in local council elections, a survey of social attitudes in Scotland has revealed.

Councils face £900m shortfall due to inflation


District council leaders have warned that services that are essential for supporting residents through the cost-of-living crisis are threatened by inflation.

Public urged to take part in Yorkshire’s ‘largest’ consultation


North Yorkshire residents have been urged to take part in what the county council describes as the area’s ‘largest programme of consultation events’.

Universal Credit recipients ‘skipping meals’, charity says


Forty percent of people claiming Universal Credit are skipping meals to survive, new research from the Trussell Trust reveals.

Councils best placed to deliver local transport schemes


The majority of people believe local authorities are best placed to deliver improvements to local road infrastructure, a new survey has revealed.

Public support levy to fund smoking cessation efforts


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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