Living in Lancashire Wave 45
|Purpose||The objective of this survey is to look at people's views about community cohesion.|
Community and voluntary sector
Crime and community safety
|Commissioned by||County Equality & Cohesion Team|
All of Lancashire
Questionnaire - online
Questionnaire - postal
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|
|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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