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Departmental Public Participation

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the answer of 22 April 2008, Official Report, column 2012W, on departmental public participation, how many responses were received for each (a) survey, (b) questionnaire and (c) other service. (203102)

The information requested is detailed in the following table.


Name of the survey etc

Name of firm carrying out work

(a) Survey

(b) Questionnaire

(c) Other

The Courts Experiences of Adults with Mental Health problems: Learning Disabilities and Limited Mental Capacity

British Market Research Bureau (BMRB)

26 Face to face interviews; 10 Telephone interviews; 16 questionnaires by email; Plus extensive desk research.

Victims Advocates Pilot Scheme Evaluation

British Market Research Bureau (BMRB)

74 interviews

Awareness of and development of offender management across prison and probation staff

Burns and Co.

36 responses

Focus groups—Victims of Crime, leaflet

Central Office of Information plus Burns and Co

62 participants over ten focus groups

Health and Social Care Professionals Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act (paper survey)

Distribution through Binleys. Survey conducted by Ipsos MORI

4,381 responses

The Pro Bono Work of Legal Executives

ECOTEC Research and Consulting

1,021 responses

Evaluation of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Social Security and Child Support Tribunals

ECOTEC Research and Consulting

98 Qualitative interviews at current as of 30 April

Salford Community Justice Initiative Evaluation

Evidence Led Solutions

156 Qualitative interviews

Tribunal Service Customer Satisfaction Survey

FDS International Ltd

2,672 responses

Testing of language and understanding of departmental strategic objectives with general public and staff

GfK NOP through Central Office of Information Communications

500 responses

48 participants over six focus groups

Sentencing and rehabilitation

ICM (via omnibus questions)

3,013 responses

HMCS Court User survey

Ipsos MORI

11,519 responses

Witness and Victim Experience survey

Ipsos MORI

30,936 responses in 2007-08

Inform, persuade, remind research

Ipsos MORI

6,513 responses

Nottingham Community Justice public opinion poll

Ipsos MORI

1,804 responses

Survey on Tackling and Preventing Sexual

Ipsos MORI

6,066 responses

Tribunal Service Customer Expectation survey

Ipsos MORI

730 responses

Customer Satisfaction questionnaire

Ipsos MORI

Nil responses. This questionnaire has not yet been used in the field.

Beacon Approach Evaluation

Ipsos MORI

54 responses

General Public Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act (Capibus survey)

Ipsos MORI

1,781 responses

Legal Professionals Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act (online survey)

Ipsos MORI

540 responses

Office of Public Guardian and Court of Protection Customer survey

Ipsos MORI

2,229 responses

Constitution Directorate tracker survey

Ipsos MORI

7,712 responses

Opinion Research, Merthyr Tydfil Community Justice Project


154 responses

35 participants in focus groups

Dedicated Drug Court Pilots: A Process Report

Matrix Knowledge Group

13 participants in focus groups; 78 structured interviews

Reporting restrictions in the Coroners Courts

Opinion Leader Research (OLR)

16 participants in one workshop

MOJ Staff Satisfaction Pulse Survey

Opinion Research Corporation (ORC) International

4,165 responses

Stocktake of attitudinal data

PA Consulting, Ipsos MORI

No responses—desk research

Public consultation for Community Justice Leicester


Consultation. Further details currently unavailable

HM Prison Service Annual Staff survey

Snap survey

24,630 responses

Tracker survey of local residents, Community Justice Centre, North Liverpool

Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS)

2532 responses

Public Perception of Risk and Protection from Serious and Violent Crime

Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS)

32 participants in focus groups

Preparatory facilitation for MOJ Engagement Study Working Group

Towers Perrin-ISR

25 participants in working group

Staff Opinion survey/Engagement Study/Culture Audit for all MoJ staff

Towers Perrin-ISR

Nil responses. This survey has not yet been used in the field.

Employment tribunal mediation pilot

Westminster University, fieldwork sub-contracted to British Market Research Bureau (BMRB)

143 responses