§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Minister of Agriculture. Fisheries and Food if he will list all qualitative and quantitative research projects and surveys carried out for his Department into aspects of public attitudes and opinions(a) in general and (b) in relation to specific policy proposals in each of the past three years to December 1995, indicating for each project or survey (i) the date on which the research was commissioned, (ii) the amount which his Department spent, (iii) who carried out the research, (iv) the number of people surveyed or taking part, (v) the location and time scale and (vi) which individuals and organisations have been given access to the findings. 
§ Mr. Boswell
A total of 15 projects and surveys, looking into aspects of public attitudes and opinions, have been commissioned by MAFF in the past three years to December 1995. Details of these surveys are shown. It is not possible for commercial reasons to give the cost of each survey individually; however, in total these surveys cost £359,000.833W
Of the 15 projects and surveys commissioned, four were in relation to specific policy proposals and 11 of a general nature. For completed projects and surveys, the findings are available on request, subject to any commercial constraints.