Addressing public concerns on immigration requires looking beyond the numbers
Tom Frere-Smith, Senior Research Executive
25 October 2011
What groups does the word 'immigrant' bring to mind? Tom Frere-Smith analyses our recent poll for the Migration Observatory.
London's skilled working class and policing
Chris Phillips, Research Manager
18 October 2011
Ipsos MORI polling for BBC London finds particularly strong support among skilled working class (or "C2") Londoners for the Met taking a more robust approach in any future riots.
Public sector leaders are pessimistic over the impact of cuts
Peter Cornick, Senior Research Executive
26 August 2011
Big Society Blog: Peter Cornick says our latest research reveals deep concern among public sector leaders about the impact of the cuts
Big Society Blog: Supporting the development of Big Society in new Localism?
Kirstin Couper, Associate Director
22 December 2010
Empowering local communities to shape local areas has been a goal of central government for the past decade, for some essential to the success of Big Society, and so it was unsurprising to read about it in the new the Localism Bill.
Big Society: what of the new localism bill?
Victoria Harkness, Head of Local Government Research
15 December 2010
We’ve been waiting with bated breath for the new Localism Bill, finally published on Monday, 13 December. Not a lot of surprises in there – we’ve known for some time of the desire of Eric Pickles and co. to “fundamentally shake up the balance of power in this country”.
Tell your residents what you are doing
Ben Page, Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI
2 December 2010
Ben Page, Chief Executive of Ipsos MORI, discusses how local councils must communicate their value for money in order to see satisfaction levels rise.