Proposed changes to respite charges 

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Warwickshire County Council is consulting customers on changing how residential respite is charged for. Currently residential respite is charged for under the residential charging rules.


Warwickshire SEND information, advice and support services

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For more information click HERE

 


Healthwatch Warwickshire

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Find out more HERE.

 


Dordon Community Questionnaire

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Have your say HERE.

 


Reshaping Services for Children and Families (Children’s Centre Consultation)  

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Warwickshire residents are invited to have their say in a county council consultation into the remodelling of its offer to children and families. Find out more HERE.

 


Warwickshire Information and Advice surveyquestionmark

Over the next few months, we are looking to improve how easy it is for our customers, residents, staff and partners to find the information and advice they are looking for. Find out more HERE.


Warwickshire’s Fitter Futures – Move! Improve!

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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This consultation provides an opportunity for you to shape and influence Warwickshire’s new service, called Move! Improve! – Improving Health in the Warwickshire Population Aged 50 and Over. The new service will be countywide for Warwickshire residents aged 50 and over who may have a medical condition/other condition that makes them at greater risk of a first fall. Find out more and have your say HERE.


Health Advocacy Services (NHS Complaints Advocacy, General Health Advocacy and Independent Mental Health Advocacy)

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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For more information please click HERE.

 


Drug and Alcohol service redesign

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Warwickshire wants to work closely with service users, their families and key partners within health, social care, housing, employment and the criminal justice system to develop a new Drug and Alcohol service. The new service will focus on delivering outcomes that positively impact on an individual’s health and well-being and on those of society as a whole. Find out more HERE.


Concessionary Travel (free bus pass) scheme review 2017

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** THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

We are currently undertaking a review of the concessionary travel scheme within Warwickshire. We have put together a survey to collect information about how people use their bus pass, and to collect any comments people may have about the current scheme. Find out more HERE.


The National Highways and Transport Network

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The National Highways and Transport Network (NHT) Public Satisfaction Survey collects public perspectives on, and satisfaction with, Highway and Transport services in Local Authority areas.  Find out more here.


Proposal for two Ground Mounted Solar projects

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Find out more here


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Proposed Increase in Numbers at Ettington Primary School

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

This letter is to advise you of proposals concerning Ettington Primary School and to invite you to tell us what you think of the proposals. This is part of a statutory consultation process that Warwickshire County Council is managing in partnership with the Church of England Diocese and the Governing Body.


 Minerals Local Plan

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Warwickshire County Council will be consulting on the next stage of the Minerals Local Plan – the Publication Consultation. The Consultation will start from Friday 9th December 2016 and run until Friday 3rd February 2017.


Far Leys play area 

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Kingsbury Water Park is hoping to replace the old timber play area at Far Leys (subject to successful funding).

Find out more HERE.


Cyber Crime

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

How safe do you feel online?

Warwickshire County Council and key strategic partners have launched their second cyber crime survey to find out how safe people feel online and assess the impact that online crime is having around the county.


65/66 Public Bus Service Consultation Response

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire County Council recently carried out a modified consultation on proposed changes to the County Council financially supported 65/66 Public Bus service following notification by the Operator that the service was no longer commercially viable. Feedback about this consultation can be found HERE.

 


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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwick District Council plans to adopt a new Housing and Homelessness Strategy from April 2017 and wants thoughts and ideas from as many people as possible as to the things it should be doing. A wide range of background information has been collected to help inform this debate.

 


Long Lawford Primary School Expansion

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

There is currently a consultation on the proposal concerning Long Lawford Primary School,  this is part of a statutory consultation process that Warwickshire County Council is managing in partnership with the Governing Body.

 


Heathcote Primary School Consultation

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

An important step in opening the school is the signing of a Funding Agreement. This is the contract between the school’s Trust and the Secretary of State for Education – it outlines how the school must operate in certain areas, the obligations placed upon it by the Government, and key Guidelines and Codes it must adhere to, amongst other things.

 


WREP Hate Crime 

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire Race Equality Partnership (WREP) is working with Warwickshire County Council and the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office to establish the level of support for victims and witnesses of hate crime and hate incidents in Warwickshire.

 


Warwickshire Residents Information Confidence Survey 

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire County Council working with partner agencies needs to use your personal information in order to provide you with certain services.  This information can include some of the most sensitive personal information about you and as a responsible organisation we take our commitment to looking after that information very seriously.  Increasingly we are providing integrated services, such as in health and social care, so we use your consent to deliver care when this is passed from NHS services to council care services.


 Transport Policy Statement

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Local authorities have a duty to prepare and publish an annual transport policy statement for learners of sixth form age. The statement must specify the arrangements for the provision of transport or otherwise that the authority considers necessary to facilitate the attendance of all persons of this age receiving education or training.

Comments on Warwickshire’s Transport Policy Statement are invited between 29 March 2016 and 28 April 2016.


Warwickshire County Council Education and Learning Sufficiency Strategy

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire County Council is consulting on the Sufficiency Strategy for Education. The questionmarkSufficiency Strategy 2016 will help schools, parents, council staff, local partners and stakeholders understand how Warwickshire County Council plans and provides school places to ensure that all children and young people thrive in sustainably good or outstanding schools and settings throughout their education, wherever they live. The consultation is running from Monday 27th March to 2nd May 2017.


Stratford-upon-Avon Area Transport Strategy Consultation

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire County Council and Stratford District Council are consulting on a joint draft Transport Strategy for Stratford-upon-Avon and the town’s immediate environs and key strategic links. The consultation will run until 23 March 2017.


Warwickshire Fire and Rescue draft Integrated Risk Management Plan

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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The consultation on the draft IRMP for 2017- 20 is now underway and will last until 10th March 2017. During this time the Service will consult with the public, key partners, stakeholders and members of staff.


Consultations  School Term and Holiday Dates – Academic Year 2018/19

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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The Local Authority is currently responsible for setting school term and holiday dates for all Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools. To date, the majority of Voluntary Aided, Foundation and Academy schools have followed the same term and holiday dates.


Early Years Funding Formula Consultation

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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In response to the recent Government consultation on the Early Years National Funding Formula, all Local Authorities are required to consult on how funding is distributed through the local formula for 3 and 4 years old children. These changes affect base rates and supplements for all early years providers – schools with nursery classes, maintained nursery schools, childminders and the private, voluntary and independent sector.

Find out more and have your say HERE.


Heritage & Culture Warwickshire (HCW) Consultation

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Heritage & Culture Warwickshire (HCW) provides a wide range of services that safeguard and promote Warwickshire’s archives, human history and natural sciences and provide residents and visitors with opportunities to engage with our heritage through high quality education activities and events programmes. They operate two museum sites in Warwick which are open to the public all year round. These are Market Hall Museum and St Johns House Museum.

HCW is part way through a programme of transformation and the Service is facing significant financial challenge and we are collecting the views of our visitors, partners, funders, staff and volunteers to inform the decisions we now have to make.


Let’s Talk

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire County Council, like local authorities up and down the country, continues to face extreme financial challenges over the next three years. questionmarkReductions in Government grants, inflation and demographic pressures mean we must identify savings amounting to around £67 million by 2020. Have your say here.


New Facilities for Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Warwickshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service are asking residents for their views on exciting plans for a new training facility at Holywell Business Park, Southam. The facility will incorporate a new state of the art training facility together with a new fire station to serve Southam and the surrounding area. This will replace the existing fire station site on Coventry Street. Find out more…


WEST Consultation 

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Warwickshire Employment Support Team (WEST) is a county wide service for people with a learning disability, Austim or Asperger’s who want to find paid work. The specialist team help people find full and part-time employment by providing:

  • expertise on disability employment and benefit issues;
  • personal profiling and job matching;
  • developing the skills people need for employment; and
  • on-going support to employees and employers.

Warwickshire Employment Support Team (WEST), like many other public services currently delivered by the local authority, has to play its part in identifying ways in which to reduce its spending.


Warwick Town Centre

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Warwickshire County Council is launching a public consultation to ask Warwick residents and businesses their opinions on proposed improvement ideas for the town centre.

 


 Living in Warwickshire Survey 

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

We want to know your views on a variety of topics including:questionmark

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Community safety
  • Local neighbourhood
  • Public service provision.

Results from the survey will highlight key issues experienced by you, the local people, on a day-to-day basis, including information on needs and challenges. This will inform council work programmes to address these local needs and shape services for the future.


Stop Smoking


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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire County Council commissions a stop smoking service and we are currently gathering views on how we can improve services in Warwickshire. Your input is important in helping to deliver the best possible service in the future. If you have had help to stop smoking at your GP surgery, local pharmacy or other community venue within the last two years, we want to hear from you. We’d also like to hear from you if you are a current smoker and would like to give your views on stopping smoking. If you complete this questionnaire by 10th June you can be entered into a prize draw to win vouchers for local attractions. Thank you for your help.


Household Waste Recycling Centres  

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Warwickshire County Council are asking for views from Warwickshire residents that utilise the Household Waste Recycling Centres. The survey aims to gather information about how and why you use the household waste recycling centres, your satisfaction with the provision of the current service and to collect views about the possible future direction of the service provision.


 Proposal to withdraw Sunday Opening at Leamington, Nuneaton and Rugby Libraries

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire Libraries, like many other public services, has had to play its part in spending reductions and in 2012 made £2 million of savings.

Warwickshire County Council has been set a savings target of £92 million from 2014-2018 and, as part of the council’s financial plan, the library service will need to save £100,000 over the next year.

In order to meet this budget reduction, we are proposing to withdraw Sunday opening hours at Leamington, Rugby and Nuneaton Libraries from August 2016.

Leamington, Rugby and Nuneaton Libraries are currently open for four hours on a Sunday. Each library would continue to be open for 50 hours a week from Monday to Saturday.


 

Consultation on the Coventry & Warwickshire Draft Action Plan to Meet the Foundations for Good End of Life Carequestionmark

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

An Action Plan is being developed at the request of Warwickshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board that describes the actions that will be taken across Coventry and Warwickshire to ensure that the foundations for good End of Life Care are embedded across all local services.


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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire County Council is launching a public consultation to ask Stratford-upon-Avon residents their opinions on how the A3400 Birmingham Road corridor could be improved.

The County Council has identified a number of transport proposals that could help reduce congestion on the corridor and improve conditions for pedestrians and cyclists.


Proposed Changes to Warwickshire’s Designated Speech and Language Provision questionmark

** THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

Warwickshire Council is proposing making a number of changes to existing Designated Speech and Language Provision (DSLP) for children with Specific Language Impairments (SLI) in six locations across the County.  These changes form part of the Council’s Strategy for Vulnerable Learners, which can be found on the Council’s website.


 

Proposal to Reorganise Infant & Junior Schools in the Bilton Area & Enlarge the Permanent Capacity of those Schools

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**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

This is to advise you of proposals concerning Bilton Infant, Bawnmore Infant, and Bilton CofE Junior School and to invite you to tell us what you think of the proposals.  This is part of a statutory consultation process that Warwickshire County Council is managing in partnership with the Governing Bodies.  There are two proposals:

1)    The Governing Bodies have formally agreed to consult on realigning the status of the Infant and Junior Schools to create 3 all through primary schools.  This would be implemented through increasing the upper age limit of the Infant Schools from 7 to 11 years old and reducing the lower age limit of the junior school from 7 to 4.

2)    The second part of the proposals is for the permanent capacity of the newly aligned schools to increase.


 

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Special Guardianship Allowance Scheme – Consultation Results 

Warwickshire County Council held a public consultation in the spring of 2015 about proposed changes to the way in which the Special Guardianship Allowance scheme is managed and in the amount that is awarded. The results of the consultation are now available.

Find out more here


 

 Local Flood Risk Management Strategy Consultation – Phase 2 Results 

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Under changes made in the Flood and Water Management Act of 2010, Warwickshire County Council is the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) responsible for managing local flood risk from surface water, groundwater and ordinary watercourses in the County.  The Council must assist in the management of local flood risk and develop, monitor and apply a Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.

Find out more here


 Bermuda Connection – Getting West Nuneaton Moving 

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Getting West Nuneaton Moving: Bermuda Connection is a proposed scheme focused on tackling congestion in and around West Nuneaton by creating a direct 1.3 mile highway link between West Nuneaton and Griff Roundabout.

This will require improvements being made to an existing bridge over the A444, currently unused by motor traffic, and connections from it to the adjoining highway at St George’s Way and the Bridleway.

Find out more here 


 

Home to School Transport Consultation – 2015 

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Between 23rd June and 17th September 2015 Warwickshire County Council consulted on a number of changes to it’s home to school transport policy. Over 1100 responses to the consultation were submitted including 1066 completed questionnaires.

 Find out more here 


Housing Related Support Services 

**THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED**

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Warwickshire County Council held a public consultation in Autumn of 2014 about proposed changes to housing related support services.

These services were previously known as Supporting People Services and help people to gain or maintain the skills needed to live independently in their own homes and avoid homelessness.

Find out more here 


 

Housing Related Support Services Results 

Warwickshire County Council held a public consultation in Autumn of 2014 about proposed changes to housing related support services.results

Click HERE to see the results of the consultation.