In response to your request, overall, there were four surveys/poll undertaken by Ipsos Mori on behalf of Scottish Government which were taking place during October 2018. The information provided below includes details as requested. Where possible a link to the questionnaire and/or data have been provided.
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Project name: Scottish Household Survey (SHS)
Background to project: The SHS is designed to help the Scottish Government and other bodies to plan services and policies for Scotland. To do this Scottish Government needs accurate, up-to-date information about the characteristics, attitudes and behaviour of people living in Scotland. The survey covers a range of topics, including what kind of housing people live in, who lives in the household, what people do for a living, how people travel and levels of education amongst other topics. A full list of topics covered in the questionnaire are accessible at: https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/16002/TopicsList. The SHS is a continuous survey which runs every month and has done since 1999.
Status during October 2018: Fieldwork
Questionnaire: Questionnaires are available online at: https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/16002/PublicationQuestionnaire
Data: All data can be found on the Scottish Government website: http://www.gov.scot/shs
Project name: Scottish Schools Adolescence Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS)
Background to project: The Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) is part of an important and long established series of national surveys on smoking, drinking and drug use. The survey is conducted on a biennial basis, targeting secondary school pupils in local authority and independent schools. Further background information to the project can be found at https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Research/by-topic/health-community-care/social-research/SALSUS/Quest2015.
Status during October 2018: The Scottish Government has commissioned Ipsos MORI to conduct the 2018 wave of SALSUS. For the current wave of research, the fieldwork takes place between November 2018 and January 2019. During October 2108, schools were recruited to participate.
Questionnaire: The questionnaire remains very similar to the one used in 2015, which can be found at https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Research/by-topic/health-community-care/social-research/SALSUS/Quest2015
Data: Results for the latest survey are expected to be published after November 2019. Previous reports can be found on the Scottish Government website: https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Research/by-topic/health-community-care/social-research/SALSUS
Project name: Survey of the Economic Conditions of Crofting 2015 – 2018.
Background to project: Survey to understand crofting conductions in Scotland.
Status during October 2018: On fieldwork
Questionnaire: The questionnaire used for this project can be found below.
Data: Data is currently not yet available. The final report will be laid before Parliament on 18th December 2018 and will be published either later that day or on the following day (19th December 2018). If of interest, all latest/recent publications are made available on the Scottish Government website https://www.gov.scot/publications/
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