A total of 500 individuals were approached during November 2005 as part of the survey and a total of 175 responses were received.
LACORS chairman Geoffrey Theobald said:
'These results highlight local authorities' hard work in effectively implementing this new legislation and delivering superb services to their local communities'.
1. LACORS aims to promote excellence in regulatory services. LACORS is a local government central body which seeks to make a major contribution to the development of high quality, consistent and coordinated local authority regulatory services across the UK.
2. Respondents were questioned on the whole citizenship process which involves: submitting an application form, using guidance notes, using the Home Office website, contacting the helpdesk if necessary, paying a fee and then attending the ceremony.