57 people responded to the SurveyMonkey on Community Budgeting Phase 5.
Almost 65% of respondents submitted an application for Phase 5 & 29% voting using our online voting platform.
We asked if Phase 5 being a digital experience presented any difficulties for respondents or their group. Opinion on this was split, 42% of respondents answered yes and 58% answered no.
We asked what could be put in place to support groups & individuals to develop digital skills.
Some of the most common responses were as follows:
We also asked what some of the positives of Phase 5 were:
21% of respondents found out about CB5 on social media, 14% by the Council website and 51% by email.
Respondents were asked if the application process was easy to understand. An overwhelming majority (79%) voted yes. Some of the comments from those that voted no included:
We asked if the voting site was easy to use. 62% voted yes and 38% voted no. When asked how to make it easier to vote, common suggestions were;
We asked if the Communities Team were helpful & available to respond to queries. 81% of respondents voted yes.
Other common comments we received include: