Will public opinion eventually turn to support free schools?
Gideon Skinner, Head of Political Research
12 September 2011
The first batch of the Government’s flagship free schools are opening their doors for the first time this month and it is clear that their success or failure will be a key benchmark for the Government’s education policy.
Britain tops the property gloom rankings
Bobby Duffy, Managing Director, Social Research Institute
19 January 2011
More than two thirds (68 per cent) of people in the UK think that this is a bad time to buy real estate according to the latest findings by Ipsos MORI.
The beginnings of the Big Society?
Daniel Cameron, Associate Director
6 January 2011
There has been a lot of discussion about the Big Society, but what is actually happening in local communities?
Big Society: the devil is in the detail
Anna Beckett, Research Director
21 October 2010
Yesterday George Osborne confirmed that key aspects of the Big Society (community organisers and National Citizen Service pilots) will definitely receive funding. This blog will explore reactions to the Big Society, along with providing analysis and insight, based on our public opinion data.