A recent survey by independent polling company LucidTalk shows that the vast majority of people want to be involved in education planning in Northern Ireland. The research also shows that citizens want to see the duplication and waste in the education system tackled urgently.
Three questions relating to education planning were put to a representative sample of 1,089 people who were questioned in September as part of a wider poll for the Belfast Telegraph.
Faced with the question “Northern Ireland faces cuts in public services; do you think that the duplication of resources in education, which has created over tens of thousands empty schools places, should be addressed as a matter of urgency?” the responses were
Yes – 77%
No – 9%
No Opinion – 14% (more…)