* 1. What direct impact have the spending cuts had on you so far?

* 2. How do you expect the spending cuts to affect you through 2011?

* 3. Have the cuts affected your spending plans in 2011?

* 4. Which of the following have you cut back on?

* 5. Do you think the Government cuts are being imposed too quickly and too deeply?

* 6. Are the cuts being made in the right areas?

* 7. Are there any areas where you think spending should actually increase?

* 8. Do you think that Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, or other senior members of the Government should visit Teesside to find out more about the effects of the cuts?

* 9. What can communities do to offset some of the effects of the cuts?

* 10. Are you prepared to protest against the cuts and their impact?

* 11. Do you think Teesside will suffer more than other areas of the UK as a result of the cuts?

* 12. Who do you blame for the need to make spending cuts?

* 13. We request that you provide your contact details that will allow us to collate results. The Evening Gazette may wish to contact you regarding any of your answers.

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