Consultation Calendar

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Consultations that are active during the year starting from August 2022
NameWhen is the consultation active?
Somerset Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) Strategy 2023/26
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.

21 Oct 2022 - 23 Dec 2022
Somerset UKSPF Rural Fund
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.

10 Nov 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
2024/25 School or Academy Admission Arrangements Consultation
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.

05 Dec 2022 - 23 Jan 2023
Budget consultation 2023/24 You can Respond Online 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.

10 Jan 2023 - 10 Feb 2023
Somerset Statement of Community Involvement Consultation You can Respond Online
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.

01 Feb 2023 - 16 Mar 2023