Living in Lancashire Wave 45

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Purpose The objective of this survey is to look at people's views about community cohesion.
Subject Community and voluntary sector
Crime and community safety
Commissioned by County Equality & Cohesion Team
Geographic area All of Lancashire
Method Questionnaire - online
Questionnaire - postal
Consultation with Life in Lancashire panel
Date 13/06/2014 - 18/07/2014
Undertaken by Corporate Research and Intelligence Team


Number in sample 2547
Number of responses 1458
Response rate 57%
Key findings - Around three-fifths of respondents (61%) agree that people from different backgrounds integrate well with each other in their local area.
- The most common issues respondents feel are most important to tackle now both locally and nationally are health/the NHS and crime/law and order.
- Around three-quarters of respondents said that each of the welfare changes asked about have had no impact on themselves and their household.
- Around half of respondents (48%) agree that religion or belief is an important aspect of British life.
- Nearly a fifth of respondents (18%) say that immigrants are having a positive effect on their local area while a fifth of respondents (20%) say that immigrants are having a negative effect on their local area.

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For more information about this research contact:

Melissa Sherliker
01772 535019