4,695 Works

Policy Priorities of UK Governments: A Content Analysis of Kings' and Queens' Speeches, 1940-2005

H. Liu & P. John
One of the key expectations citizens have of a political system is that the government of the day is able to set out its priorities for the year ahead as a clear statement of intentions or promises, upon which it can be judged by the media, experts and citizens themselves. In Britain, the annual statement of legislative intent is the institution of the Queen’s (or King’s) speech, which is made to Parliament each year at...

Family Expenditure Survey, 1997-1998

Office For National Statistics
The <i>Family Expenditure Survey</i> (FES), which closed in 2001, was a continuous survey with an annual sample of around 10,000 households. They provided information on household and personal incomes, certain payments that recurred regularly (e.g. rent, gas and electricity bills, telephone accounts, insurances, season tickets and hire purchase payments), and maintained a detailed expenditure record for 14 consecutive days.<br> <br> The original purpose of the FES was to provide information on spending patterns for the...

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys, 11-16 November 1975

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

Study of Older Unemployed Professional and Executive Employees, 1969

R. Slater
The purpose of this study was to collect information about a group of unemployed men aged 40 plus, who were in professional and executive occupations, in order to describe their situation using biographical information. To attempt to relate length of unemployment to such factors as anxiety, intelligence, sociability, neuroticism, psychosomatic illness; and to study attitudes to former work situation (as well as) current job seeking strategy and reactions to becoming unemployed.<br>

Urban Poverty in Nineteenth Century Italy : Florence, Turin, Rome, 1810-1812

J. Goodman & S. Woolf
The main purpose of the study was to investigate the nature of poverty and its demographic dimensions in Florence, Turin and Rome about the year 1810. The data were collected from petitions made by households seeking poor relief from the respective urban authorities.

Scottish Church Attendance Census, 2002

P. W. Brierley
The aim of the study was to ascertain the number and frequency of people attending church of all denominations in Scotland in 2002. Several denominational changes had taken place in Scotland since the last census in 1994 (SN 4395) and 1984 (SN 2554). Political changes, with the formation of the Scottish Parliament, had brought about boundary changes for many councils, by which church attendance was previously analysed. A combination of denomination, political and population change...

Careers Development at Three Stages, 1967-1969 : Stage 3, 1960 Graduates

Department Of Education University Of Oxford, Political And Economic Planning & Tavistock Institute Of Human Relations
The main object of this three part study was to identify social and psychological factors relating to the careers of highly qualified young men and women in Britain. It aimed to contribute to an understanding of the development process of occupational career aspirations in the two sexes. Designed as a simulated longitudinal study, the research was concerned with 3 important stages in the lives of these young people: at about the age of 18, when...

Audit of Political Engagement 7, 2009

Parliament Hansard Society
<i>Audit of Political Engagement 7, 2009</i> provides an update of the six core indicators. An additional theme examined public attitudes to MPs and Parliament in light of the expenses scandal.<br> The <i>Audit of Political Engagement</i> is a time-series study providing an annual benchmark to measure political engagement in Great Britain, gauging public opinion about politics and the political system, and more broadly the general health of our democracy. Each Audit report presents the findings from...

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys, November 1976

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

Touring Caravan and Camping Sites in Scotland, 1984

Scottish Tourist Board
The aim of this study is to record unit and facility information for caravan and camping sites in Scotland. Data are collected a year in advance, so estimates of prices and details of facilities may not be accurate.

British Mensa Survey of Membership, 1969

Mensa
The aim of this study was to examine trends to upward social mobility among a specially selected group of people with above average intelligence. This is a continuous survey, but this dataset is the only wave held at the Data Archive.

Association of Children's Officers Boarding-Out Survey

Association Of Children's Officers
To keep a record of children in foster homes during a two year period, including history, behaviour and eventual disposition of each child.

Public Attitudes to Parliament (State of the Nation), 1972

B. Lapping & I. M. Crewe
The purpose of this study was to assess public attitudes to Parliament and to Members of Parliament.

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys; January 1972

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

Maternity Services, 1971

Consumers' Association
Data accumulated from Consumers' Association surveys are designed to be used by the consumer. The surveys are, therefore, very specific in nature and the subjects covered diverse. The Data Archive holds 19 such surveys.<br> Readers are asked to note that, with the exception of the surveys on the Telephone Service - 69004, 69016, respondents surveyed are self selected from subscribers to the Association's magazine &lt;i&gt;Which?&lt;/i&gt; and so the surveys cannot singly be used in descriptive...

Political Culture of Cardiganshire, 1971

P. J. Madgwick, N. Griffiths & V. Walker
The purpose of this study was to describe the outlook, way of life and attitudes of Cardiganshire people.

Occupational Orientations of Polytechnic Sociology Students : First Stage, 1971

J. Pigeon, I. C. Cannon, C. Vogler, M. A. Rigby, A. Scambler & B. J. Harrison
To explore the development and content of occupational orientation of sociology/social studies students from their entry into the course until their final year of study.

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys; September 1971

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys; June 1971

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys; June 1971

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys; April 1971

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

Political Communication and the Young Voter, 1970: Post Election Questionnaire, Youth Sample

J. G. Blumler, T. J. Nossiter & D. McQuail
The purpose of this study was to collect data about the first-time elector, whose attitudes towards, exposure to and response to the flow of campaign communications during the 1970 and the 1974 General Election were examined in the context of political outlook, role and social situation.<br>

Political Communication and the Young Voter, 1970: Election 1, Youth Sample

D. McQuail, T. J. Nossiter & J. G. Blumler
The purpose of this study was to collect data about the first-time elector, whose attitudes towards, exposure to and response to the flow of campaign communications during the 1970 and the 1974 General Election were examined in the context of political outlook, role and social situation.<br>

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys; June 1970

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

National Opinion Polls National Political Surveys; May 1970

NOP Market Research Limited
The NOP National Political Surveys were designed principally to ascertain public opinion on political parties, leaders and government, and to record voting intention. In addition, the majority of the surveys included data of topical interest and of social importance.<br>

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