Cambridgeshire Research Group

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Cambridgeshire County Council’s Research Group (CRG) provides business intelligence for both public sector and voluntary sector organisations.  
Our experienced researchers use their expertise to inform decision making in order to improve services. We provide:
Research & Analysis: Informing policy development and the commissioning of services;

Public Engagement and Consultation: Ensuring the voice of the service user is included within decision making;


Improving Effectiveness: Monitoring and evaluating the delivery of services to bring about continuous improvement.
Amongst the services we provide under these headings are:

  • Research & Analysis
  • Community Safety Strategic Assessment;
  • Victim & Offender Needs Assessment;
  • Local Economic Assessment;
  • Strategic Housing Market Needs Assessment;
  • Gypsy / Traveller Needs Assessment;
  • Population Estimates and Forecasts;
  • Data visualisation;
  • Public Engagement
  • On-line surveys;
  • Group facilitation and other face to face engagement;
  • Improving Effectiveness
  • Project Evaluation;
  • Social Return on Investment;
  • Performance Management;
  • Commission Work from Us

As well as meeting the needs of Cambridgeshire County Council the team have built up a range of other local and eastern region clients including district councils, unitary authorities and public sector partnership bodies.
We provide a genuine alternative to outsourcing research and analysis to the private sector.  Being a public sector / peer-to-peer supplier means that we bring genuine understanding to the issues faced by our clients and share their motivation to improve services as well as offering exceptional value for money.

If you would like to learn more about the team and our services then please contact:

Michael Soper, Head of Research & Performance, Cambridgeshire County Council 

Michael Soper


Telephone: 01223 715312