Consultation outcome

English housing survey: cost review

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

The department have consulted on proposals arising from a cost review of the 2011-12 English Housing Survey. This note summarises the responses to those proposals.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


This document invites comments on plans for the 2011 to 2012 English housing survey.


Consultation description

This consultation invites comments from users on the cost saving measures being proposed for the 2011 to 2012 English housing survey and aims to ensure that the survey will continue to meet users’ priority needs.

The consultation will run for 5 weeks from Friday 13 August 2010 and covers:

  • options for reducing the data content
  • savings within the fieldwork and training operations
  • options for reducing the sample size