Detail of the analysis of consultation responses is available in the Ipsos MORI report published on 12 April 2017, the post-consultation Scheme Assessment Report and the Response to Consultation, available online at www.lower-thames-crossing.co.uk.
Highways England do not hold a breakdown of all figures specifically requested in each of these questions but have provided specific figures and breakdowns where this are available.
Specifically on the views in relation to Location A: Of the 2,928 who responded via the questionnaire:
(a) 1,760 made comments in support of Location A
(b) 1,165 made comments opposing Location A in their free text responses.
Specifically on the views considered in relation to Location C, a total of 32,872 members of the public and 447 organisations answered this question using the questionnaire. Views for and against are broken down as follows:
c) 19,729 members of the public and 307 organisations supported Location C.
d) 11,998 members of the public and 115 organisations disagreed with Location C.
13,258 responses were submitted via letter or email. Of the 47,034 responses received, 13,284 were identified as being associated with organised campaigns, which are identically worded responses.
One of these campaigns specifically suggested a new north-bound bridge crossing at Dartford as the solution. This campaign is referenced as ‘ Campaign 11, Adam Holloway MP’, in the Ipsos MORI report and received 42 signatures. Other campaigns were in opposition to a new crossing Location C and in opposition to any new crossing in Thurrock.