Active Consultations

 Savings Option: closes 11th January 2021

Argyll and Bute are trying to identify savings options in order to bridge this estimated gap when the budget is announced at the end of January.

You can see more information on  the budget challenge page .

Read the proposed savings options and tell them your opinion.

If you would like a printed copy of the savings options and to give your views this way, contact planningourfuture@argyll-bute.gov.uk. 

Proposed advice on repair and replacement of windows in listed buildings and conservation areas: Closes  31st January 2021

Argyll and Bute are  looking for your views on the draft Argyll and Bute Windows Technical Working Note, which provides advice on repair and replacement of windows in listed buildings and conservation areas, before it becomes part of our non-statutory planning guidance.

Click here to read a technical working note and answer a short survey.

Introducing market restrictions on single-use plastic items in Scotland: Closes 4th January 2021 

The focus of this consultation is to gather views on our planned approach to introducing market restrictions on single-use plastics in Scotland. Consultation responses will be analysed and will inform our policy, as we match the EU Single-Use Plastic Directive. Subject to the outcome of the consultation, it would be our intention to legislate for these changes in 2021. 

 Read the Consultation Paper  Begin the Consultation

Boundary Commission: closing date January 4th 

 This is a review of the electoral arrangements for Argyll and Bute. This does not affect Rhu and Shandon but it is proposed that Helensburgh will lose one of its Concillorsi

Access to Argyll and Bute: Project Corridor Options: Closes 30th October

A&B are asking for comments on the 11 project corridor options shown. 

 You can view each corrider in detail from this link .

They would also like to hear from you if you think there are other options we should be considering.

You have the option of an on-line form, or downloading a pdf or word document, from the above link. 

The two routes which would have most impact on our community are 10 and 11 which both propose a bridge over the narrows and to a lesser extent 4 and 5 which utilise the A817 and A814 

Option 4

 Option 5

Option 10 

Option 11


Police Scotland Public Confidence:  Closes 31st March 2021

Police Scotland are undertaking a survey  to track public confidence levels and experience of our approaches to policing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey will capture people's feeling of safety and any concerns they have which we can address operationally and through our information campaigns. The survey will also capture feedback from those who have contacted us during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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