Campaign Totals – Top 15 organisations

In my final post about the Campaigns Totals survey that I’ve been running over the last few months, I’m going to take a look at what the results tell us about the organisations running these campaigns. I’ve already noted that actions are being generated by a vibrant civil society, and that through my survey actions …

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Campaign Totals – The Results

For the last few months I’ve been publishing the results of Freedom of Information requests that I’ve been making to government departments to discover how many campaign actions they’ve received in the last 12 months. Now that all* the results are in, what can we learn? A huge amount of campaigning is taking place. Government …

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Campaign Totals – HM Treasury

Unfortunately HM Treasury was unable to provide the information I requested. They were however able to provide me with breakdowns for all of 2010 and up to May 1st 2011. Total number of actions received in 2010: 230,613 Letters/Postcards: 189,282 Emails: 141,532 Biggest campaign: Bingo Say No to 22% Tax organised by the Bingo Association – 31,853 …

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Campaign Totals 2011 – By department

Third Sector magazine have covered the Campaign Totals work that I’ve been doing in the latest edition which comes out today. So for those arriving at the blog I’ve complied the responses into one place. In May, I used Freedom of Information to ask each department; The total number of campaign letters, postcards and emails that …

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Campaign Totals to DEFRA in 2007 & 2008

Back in 2009 I started to use Freedom of Information to find out about the number of campaign actions to a handful of departments that I’d been involved in running campaign actions towards. DEFRA was one of them and here are the results of the actions they received in 2007 and 2008 as pdfs to …

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Campaign Totals – FCO

Total number of actions received between May 1st 2010 and May 1st 2011: 32,731 Unfortunately the FCO was unable to break this down into the format in which they received campaign correspondence. Biggest campaign: Gaza Flotilla – 17,496 Breakdown by topic and organisation: If anyone is able to suggest the organisations behind these actions please leave a …

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Campaign Totals – DCMS

Despite a number of requests, the Department of Culture, Media and Support (DCMS) was unable to provide a breakdown of the campaigns actions it received between May 1st 2010 and May 1st 2011. They said; The list of cases you received was drawn from a category of correspondence logged in as ‘fast-track’ cases on our …

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Campaign Totals – Department of Communities and Local Government

Total number of actions received between May 1st 2010 and May 1st 2011: 6,670 Number of letters: 4,196 Number of postcards: 1,786 Number of emails: 688 Biggest campaign: Planning application 10/000032/LM (Waste plant application in Hartlebury, near Kidderminster) – 2,121 actions Breakdown by topic and organisation: To view the breakdown spreadsheet in google docs click here. Information taken from Freedom …

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Campaign Totals – Department for Business Innovation and Skills

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) have provided information about the actions that they’ve received in the last 12 months in a slightly different format. Total number of actions received between May 1st 2010 and May 1st 2011: 4,136 Ministerial Correspondence consists of MPs’ letters to Ministers on behalf of their constituents or …

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Campaigns Totals – DFID breakdown by action

DFID have provided more information about the actions that they’ve recieved in the last 12 months. Total number of actions received between May 1st 2010 and May 1st 2011: 142,636 Breakdown by topic and organisation: View the spreadsheet in google docs here. Information taken from Freedom of Information request returned on 15 June 2011 and has been …

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