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Anna Evans, John Boyle, Steven Gardner, Charlotte Hay and Kirstin Patterson DTZ Consulting & Research
ISBN 978 0 7559 6795 7 (Web only publication) ISSN 0950 2254
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY General Progress of the Noise Nuisance Services in Scotland Areas of progress/success What is the overall effectiveness of the legislation?
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Background to the study Study objectives Study approach Report structure
CHAPTER TWO: SUMMARY OF DESK RESEARCH Introduction Existing nuisance noise research in Scotland Guidance and legislation relating to noise nuisance - Scotland and the UK An examination of good practice relating to noise nuisance services Other key research relating to noise nuisance services Conclusion
CHAPTER THREE: LOCAL AUTHORITY CONSULTATIONS Introduction Case studies Summary
CHAPTER FOUR: FINANCIAL AND COMPLAINTS ANALYSIS Introduction Financial analysis Summary
CHAPTER FIVE: NOISE INVESTIGATION OFFICER SURVEY Introduction Respondents' role Recruitment and training Time allocation Working in partnership Involvement with the public Legislation and enforcement Funding and resources Summary Key Findings
CHAPTER SIX: RESIDENTS' SURVEY Introduction Profile of population General views on antisocial behaviour General views on noise nuisance Experiences of noise nuisance Reporting noise nuisance Summary
CHAPTER SEVEN: NON-PARTICIPATING LOCAL AUTHORITY FEEDBACK Introduction Aberdeenshire Scottish Borders Highlands Moray Orkney Shetland Western Isles Summary
CHAPTER EIGHT: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS General Progress of the Noise Nuisance Services in Scotland Areas of progress/success What is the overall effectiveness of the legislation?
APPENDIX A LITERATURE REVIEW Introduction Good Practice - Scotland and the rest of the UK Good Practice - Lessons from Across the EU Additional Relevant Research BRE (1999) Conclusion
APPENDIX B FINANCIAL INFORMATION Financial analysis - source data Summary Table 1 Summary Table 2 Summary Table 3
APPENDIX C - COMPLAINTS DATAAPPENDIX D NOISE INVESTIGATION OFFICER SURVEY QUESTIONNAIREAPPENDIX E RESIDENTS' QUESTIONNAIREAPPENDIX F QUESTIONNAIRE FOR NON-PARTICIPATING LOCAL AUTHORITIES
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
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