Budget consultation 2014
|Purpose||To obtain an indication of the service areas that residents believe should be budget priorities for the coming years.|
Budget and council priorities
|Commissioned by||Business Intelligence Team|
All of Lancashire
Questionnaire - online
Questionnaire - postal
Life in Lancashire panel
|Date||14/11/2014 - 05/12/2014|
|Undertaken by||Business Intelligence Team|
|Number in sample||2474|
|Number of responses||1549|
|Key findings||Services for older people (59%), primary and secondary education (47%) and repairing roads and bridges (43%) are seen as the highest spending priorities for the coming years.
Museums (45%), adult education (29%) and country parks, open spaces and picnic sites (27%) are seen as the lowest priorities.
Around four-fifths of respondents (84%) agree that they appreciate that in the current climate there are difficult budget decisions that the county council needs to make.
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