Research was commissioned by the Electoral Commission into key areas. The reports can be accessed here.
By Dr Colin Copus and Dr Alison Crow - Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV).
By Professor Michael Chisholm, University of Cambridge and Professor Geoffrey Dench, Institute of Community Studies (now The Young Foundation).
By Lucy Joyce and Helen Marshall part of BMRB Limited (British Market Research Bureau)
By the Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, University of Manchester