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Consultations


We want to give everyone who lives in County Durham, works here or comes to visit, the chance to help improve our services and influence the decisions we make. One way that we do this is through holding consultations.

Before making significant changes to any of our services we ask the public for their views. This helps us ensure our services meet the needs of our communities. For details on how we consult with people, please download our consultation and engagement strategy.

Current consultations

Budget 2018/19 consultation

How to have your say on the 2018/2019 budget proposals.

The consultation closes on 1 December 2017.

Changes to financial assessments for non-residential care services

We are proposing changes in the way in which non-residential care services are financially assessed and want your views on these proposals.

The consultation closes on 14 January 2018.

Proposal to merge Wingate Infant and Wingate Junior schools

We are proposing to merge Wingate Infant and Wingate Junior schools into a single primary school on existing school sites from 1 September 2018 and would like to hear your views.

The closing date for responses is 22 December 2017.

Consultation on short breaks for parents/carers of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities

We would like your views on shaping a new community short breaks offer, that will improve access to short breaks for parents/carers of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

The consultation closes on 4 December 2017.

Planning

We work on a variety of planning schemes across the county and some of these applications require a consultation process. Our Statement of Community Involvement explains how we consult on planning issues currently, including:

Previous consultations

When our consultations close, we analyse the information we receive and make decisions based on that information. Find out about previous consultations:

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