Ipsos MORI is one of the leading political, social and business research companies in the UK and Ireland. We produce many reports and thought pieces which review our research and thinking across a broad range of topics.
24 June 2010
This briefing draws on the lessons we have learned from designing and delivering research and consultation exercises to help clients set budgetary priorities.
One world, many places
1 June 2010
This report from the Ipsos Social Research Institute sets out some factors that influence citizens’ quality of life and what local and municipal governments can do to improve it.
Strengthening Local Democracy - Focus Groups
Ipsos MORI focus groups inform Strengthening Local Democracy Consultation, answering tough questions including "do councils have the powers they need to tackle climate change?"
Mind the Gap: Frontiers of Performance in Local Government V
13 January 2010
This report considers local circumstances when calculating performance on perceptions-based indicators, value-for-money and satisfaction with the council. It also includes an updated version of our Area Challenge Index.
Life in London
This report sets out findings of the 2008/09 Place Survey for all 33 London Boroughs. The report was commissioned from Ipsos MORI by Capital Ambition, acting on behalf of London Councils.
People, Perceptions and Place
This report helps local public services and partnerships better understand what factors affect key outcomes such as satisfaction with quality of life, community cohesion, feelings of influence and ratings of local services.
Attitudes to Housing
This report presents the results of a programme of research Ipsos MORI conducted on behalf of Communities and Local Government exploring public attitudes towards housing issues. In particular the research focused on the views and experiences of those in the social and private rented sectors.
This report provides a detailed account of many of the mechanisms local authorities and public
services can use to empower local communities. Activating Empowerment shows how empowerment mechanisms - such as participatory budgeting and deliberative forms of engagement - have the potential to restructure the relationship between service providers and users, state and citizen, and with it the very nature of political decision-making in the twenty first century.
The reputation of local government
This report presents the findings of a literature review of research into public attitudes towards local government in England. This was conducted by the Ipsos MORI Social Research Institute on behalf of the Local Government
Association (LGA) to support the launch of the ‘My Council’ campaign among English local authorities.
Searching for the impact of empowerment
This report outlines findings from an Ipsos MORI Social Research Institute study that attempts to assess the impact of empowerment on key outcomes.
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