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Electoral review research

Research was commissioned by the Electoral Commission into key areas. The reports can be accessed here.

Council size

By Dr Colin Copus and Dr Alison Crow - Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV). 

Community identity

By Professor Michael Chisholm, University of Cambridge and Professor Geoffrey Dench, Institute of Community Studies (now The Young Foundation).

Single- and multi-member ward

By Lucy Joyce and Helen Marshall part of BMRB Limited (British Market Research Bureau)

Research into geographical variations in elector-to-councillor ratios 

By the Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, University of Manchester