Active Consultations

Joint British Sign Language Plan for Argyll and Bute: Closes September  2nd 2018

Draft Joint Local British Sign Language (BSL) Plan for Argyll and Bute

A&B want to know what BSL users and their representatives think of the goals which we have set for the next 6 years. Please let us know if you think these are the right goals so we can make sure your concerns and issues are considered throughout our final plan, and this information can be translated into our actions.

Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland: Closes September 25th 2018

Consultation on the options for distinct elements of a deposit return scheme on beverage containers, seeking views on which options will deliver the best results for Scotland.

The Government want to design a deposit return system that will work well for everyone in Scotland, providing increased recycling rates and quality of recycling, reductions in littering and business opportunities. We want a wide range of views as possible to help us design an effective system.

The responses to the consultation will help us to design an effective system. This will then go forward as regulations under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. Consultation paper

Rural Growth Consultation: Closes 10th August

Residents of Argyll and Bute are being encouraged to take a few minutes to fill in a short consultation on a ‘Rural Growth Deal’ for the area.

Flood Risk Management in Scotland: Closes 31st July

SEPA is running a consultation on Potentially Vulnerable Areas (PVAs) for Flood Risk Management in Scotland.

 Responses will inform the future Flood Risk Management Strategies and Flood Risk Management Plans.

PVAs are where significant flood risk exists now or is likely to occur in the future. They are part of the National Flood Risk Assessment process, and help Scotland to understand and prioritise where work could benefit the most. They are a vital part of protecting people, properties, businesses, communities, infrastructure and our environment.

 You can respond on line or in writing to:

 SEPA, FRM Planning, Silvan House, 3rd Floor, 231 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 7AT.

Future of Public Services in Scotland: 19th April - 21st June

Scottish Government is conducting a Local Governance Review (LGR) which aims to make sure local communities have more say about how public services in their area are run. 

The following event is the first stage of the process for our area.  

Future of Public Services - Your Voice - Helensburgh: May 1st 2018  Victoria Halls.

Exhibition open at 5.30pm.  Structured event: 6.30pm - 8.30pm;

There will  be an opportunity to meet some of the engagement team and view the exhibition, The event  is designed to ensure your views are shared through facilitated workshops and feedback.

The Scottish Government Review is expected to be published soon.

Your View Counts  Police Scotland Consultation

Information on the survey from Police Scotland

Tell us what is important to you in your community  – we need your opinion to inform our policing. Having your say in the decision making process of Police Scotland is a vital tool for residents of Scotland to be able to shape the way their public services should operate - and it just takes 5 minutes. We have listened to your feedback and used it to re-design and re-launch our consultation process for policing priorities, including the questions we ask. The process has evolved with support from key partners and stakeholders. Using a digital platform allows us to reach a much wider audience than ever before ensuring that everyone can have their say. The online consultation is open all year which allows you to take part when it suits you but also gives the flexibility of being able to re-submit the consultation if your priorities change. It's a very simple process that will shape the way that policing is coordinated across Scotland and in your local community. We will keep you updated on our quarterly results. The consultation will be a completely transparent process as it's all about your priorities. 

Take the survey here.



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