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  • Budget consultation 2023/24 Open Featured

    This consultation asks your views on the overall budget setting for the new Somerset Council. It provides an outline of the Council’s thinking in developing the proposed budget and it asks your views on the proposed budget overall and by service.

    Open from 10 Jan 2023 to 10 Feb 2023

  • Somerset Statement of Community Involvement Consultation Open

    The new Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) will set out how Somerset Council will involve our communities, organisations and other interested parties in the planning process. This includes when we prepare and consult on our future planning policy documents, including our Local Plan, and how we will involve people and organisations when we assess and decide on planning applications for new development. We are consulting on the draft SCI from 1st February 2023 to 16th March 2023.

    Open from 01 Feb 2023 to 16 Mar 2023

  • 2024/25 School or Academy Admission Arrangements Consultation Closed

    This consultation applies to the admission arrangements for Somerset Local Authority and other Somerset schools and academies and is available from 5 December 2022 to 23 January 2023. For further information on the changes proposed, please view the admission arrangements you are interested in and the front sheet of each set of arrangements will give further details. The consultation allows parents, schools, religious authorities, the local community and interested parties to comment on the proposed admission arrangements. To give your feedback please email admissionsconsultation@somerset.gov.uk or click on the 'respond by filling in the online questionnaire' link below the documents. The feedback will be considered by Somerset Local Authority or passed onto the relevant Admission Authority.

    Open from 05 Dec 2022 to 23 Jan 2023

  • Somerset Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) Strategy 2023/26 Closed

    Building the future together – a new SEND strategy We want to improve lives for people who have Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) and their families. To do this, we need your help – by completing this consultation, you are helping us make sure that our plans reflect your needs. The new Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy (our shared plans for the future) will take effect from 2023 to 2026, and will help organisations and communities work together to achieve shared goals to improve lives. It will identify what we want to do, when we want to do it, and how we will achieve improvements. It will help us all work together to ensure that children and young people with SEND have the same rights and choices as all other children in Somerset.

    Open from 21 Oct 2022 to 23 Dec 2022

  • Avatar Somerset UKSPF Rural Fund Closed

    Somerset has been awarded £3.4m of Government funding for the rural economy. The fund will run from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2025. This consultation will help to inform the priorities for the rural economy which will be submitted to Government by the end of November 2022. Please note this fund does not cover Taunton, Bridgwater or Yeovil.

    Open from 10 Nov 2022 to 27 Nov 2022

  • Borrowing a blood pressure monitor Closed

    This survey aims to gain insight into why someone would want to borrow a blood pressure monitor form their local library.

    Open from 17 May 2022 to 07 Jun 2022

  • Significant Change proposal for Selworthy Special School by The Oak Partnership Trust Closed

    The Oak Partnership Trust proposes an expansion of Selworthy Special School from September 2022 onto an additional site at the Wellington Young People’s Centre at Mantle Street, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8SW. The expansion will provide 15 new school places with the first of those becoming available in September 2022.

    Open from 21 Mar 2022 to 29 Apr 2022

  • Parent perceptions of child attendance at school when unwell Closed

    Open from 24 Mar 2022 to 10 Apr 2022

  • Staff perceptions of child attendance at school when unwell Closed

    Open from 24 Mar 2022 to 10 Apr 2022

  • VH test Closed

    Practice survey

    Open from 26 Jan 2022 to 31 Jan 2022

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