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Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2005: Scottish Executive Core Module - Report 1: Attitudes Towards Public Services in Scotland

DescriptionThis report presents the findings from questions covering attitudes towards public services in Scotland included in the 2005 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, funded by the Scottish Executive in order to inform policy development and evaluation.
ISBN0 7559 6358 X
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2007
Website Publication DateJanuary 03, 2007

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Lisa Given and Rachel Ormston, Scottish Centre for Social Research
ISBN

0 7559 6358 X (Web only publication)
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Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
Priorities for the Scottish Executive
Is there a consensus about what the Scottish Executive's priorities should be?
Local and national priorities
Evaluations of Public Services
Standards in the last year
Public services evaluations over time
Evaluation of public services among different groups
Responsibility for Standards in Public Services
What makes people more likely to say the Scottish Executive is responsible?
Changing perceptions of responsibility over time
Who gets the credit and who gets the blame?
Changing perceptions of credit and blame
Conclusions
References