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Public Services and Government Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
22/05/2008 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2007 Core Module Report 1: Attitudes to Government in Scotland The report explores public perceptions of government in Scotland, focussing on measures of public trust and engagement.
01/05/2008 National Survey of Local Government Candidates and Councillors, 2007 - Research Findings Summarises the findings of two surveys of candidates who stood for election to local government at the elections in 2007. One was carried out with councillors, the other with unsuccessful candidates.
01/05/2008 National Survey of Local Government Candidates, 2007 Reports the findings of a survey of candidates who were unsuccessful at the local government elections in 2007. Findings from a survey of successful candidates (councillors) also drawn in as appropriate.
17/03/2008 Public Value and Participation: A Literature Review for the Scottish Government This paper provides a brief account of the theory of public value and outlines how public participation can contribute to the process of authorising what public managers do, establishing priorities and decision making and measuring the performance of public organisations.
27/02/2008 Scottish Government Employee Survey 2007: Results Report The report presents the results of the Scottish Government 2007 Employee Survey covering all permanent and fixed term staff and secondees in core Directorates and Agencies/ Associated Departments. The aim of the survey is to provide a comprehensive picture of employees' perceptions of the organisation and measure their level of engagement with it.
25/01/2008 Millennium Cohort Study: A User Guide Focussing on Families in Scotland This report presents some of the main initial findings of a focus on Scotland’s families in the Second Survey of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS2) . It is intended to provide an introduction to potential users of the survey and to stimulate further in-depth and longitudinal analysis.
25/01/2008 Millennium Cohort Study: Exploration of some Distinctive Results for Scotland The Millennium Cohort Study offers large-scale information about children born into the New Century and the families who are bringing them up. This Report takes three distinctive differences in the Scotland data (children's cognitive scores, family poverty and incidents of breastfeeding) and provides further multivariate analysis to examine whether the distinctive results are due to differences in the characteristics of MCS families in Scotland and the rest of the UK.
26/11/2007 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2006: Core Module - Research Findings This research findings presents the main findings from a core module of questions included in the 2006 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, funded by the Office of the Chief Researcher in order to inform policy development and evaluation.
26/11/2007 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2006: Core Module: Report 1 - Attitudes Towards Public Services in Scotland This report presents the findings from questions covering attitudes towards public services in Scotland included in the 2006 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, funded by the Office of the Chief Researcher in order to inform policy development and evaluation.
26/11/2007 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2006: Core Module: Report 2 - Perceptions of Government in Scotland This report presents the findings from questions covering trust and involvement in the governance of Scotland included in the 2006 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, funded by the Office of the Chief Researcher in order to inform policy development and evaluation.