We are interested to understand more about how the Local Government Finance statistics and data are used and the decisions they inform. This is important for us so we can provide a high quality service which meets users’ needs. We would be extremely grateful if you could spend a couple of minutes completing the following questions.

If you would like to speak to us then please contact us on: 0303 444 43928 or email: LGFstats@communities.gsi.gov.uk

Which sector do you work in?

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* 1. Which sector do you work in?

What do you use the statistics for? Please select all that apply.

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* 2. What do you use the statistics for? Please select all that apply.

Which statistical outputs have you used within the past year? Please select all that apply.

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* 3. Which statistical outputs have you used within the past year? Please select all that apply.

  Statistical release Excel tables Individual local authority tables
Capital Expenditure and Receipts
Collection rates for Council Tax and National Non-domestic rates
Council Tax levels
Council Taxbase
Local Government Financial Statistics (compendium)
Local Government Pension Scheme Funds
Revenue Expenditure and Financing - budget
Revenue Expenditure and Financing - out-turn
Quarterly Revenue Outturn
Which live tables have you used within the past year? Please select all that apply.

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* 4. Which live tables have you used within the past year? Please select all that apply.

How regularly do you access these statistics?

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* 5. How regularly do you access these statistics?

Are there any constraints or limitations with the statistics which prevent you using them in other ways? Please select all that apply.

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* 7. Are there any constraints or limitations with the statistics which prevent you using them in other ways? Please select all that apply.

Please rate each of the statistical outputs in terms of how well they meet your needs.

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* 8. Please rate each of the statistical outputs in terms of how well they meet your needs.

  Very well Quite well Neither well nor poorly Quite poorly Very poorly N/A
Statistical release
Data in Excel tables
Statistical tables on Open Data Communities
Please rate each of the statistical outputs in terms of their ease of access.

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* 9. Please rate each of the statistical outputs in terms of their ease of access.

  Very easy Easy Neither easy nor difficult Difficult Very difficult N/A
Statistical release
Data in Excel tables
Statistical tables on Open Data Communities
Please rate each of the statistical outputs in terms of the clarity of the information provided.

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* 10. Please rate each of the statistical outputs in terms of the clarity of the information provided.

  Very clear Clear Neither clear nor unclear Unclear Very unclear N/A
Statistical release
Data in Excel tables
Statistical tables on Open Data Communities
If so, what was the main reason for this?

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* 12. If so, what was the main reason for this?

Would you be happy to be contacted regarding future releases of data etc.? If so, please provide your contact details.

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* 13. Would you be happy to be contacted regarding future releases of data etc.? If so, please provide your contact details.

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