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Agenda item

Current Consultations

To note the attached information on the following current consultations



Closing Date

More information

Dog control orders

19 April 2012

Wiltshire Council are proposing to introduce four Dog Control Orders to cover the whole of Wiltshire. These will consolidate and extend existing Orders so that there is consistency across the County.

http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/pdf.gifFirst Draft Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Rent Arrears Policy 161kb Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Rent Arrears Polic

10 May 2012

Wiltshire Council is seeking to improve its policy on how rent arrears are dealt with, in a firm but sensitive way, when they occur on the sites provided for the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller community around the county. We would welcome constructive comments and views on how our draft of the new policy can meet this objective.

If you have any questions regarding the consultation process then please contact John Pearce on 01722 434347 or john.pearce@wiltshire.gov.uk

Mobile Library Route Consultation

11 May 2012

To help us improve mobile library provision we would like to know your views on the mobile schedule planned for your area from July 2012.

For further details about this service please contact Rebecca Bolton, Outreach Services Manager on 01225 713706 or email mobilelibraries@wiltshire.gov.uk

Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Strategy Consultation

11 May 2012

The council regards the VCS as a key partner in delivering its vision for stronger, more resilient communities in Wiltshire. As such the council believes it is strategically important to develop a positive relationship with the VCS. This draft VCS strategy sets out the council's corporate approach to working with and supporting the VCS, in a way that is consistent with the Wiltshire Compact.

We are now seeking views from a wide range of VCS organisations and other partners. You can read the full http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/pdf.gifdraft strategy document 836kb is available at . You can have your say on the draft strategy by completeing the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Strategy Consultation online survey. You can also email Emma Cooper at vcs@wiltshire.gov.uk

Review of polling districts and polling places within Wiltshire Council

25 May 2012

Wiltshire Council currently has five Parliamentary constituencies – Chippenham, Devizes, North Wiltshire, Salisbury and South West Wiltshire. Each of these constituencies are divided into polling districts for the purpose of allocating electors to polling stations.

We are seeking your views on Wiltshire Council’s existing polling districts and polling places. As part of the review there is also an opportunity to comment on the polling stations.

Review of polling districts and polling places within Wiltshire Council

For further information please email elections@wiltshire.gov.uk

Local recycling centres consultation

28 May 2012

Following the success of the new improved waste and recycling collection services in Wiltshire we would welcome your views on how you use existing recycling facilities.

Housing needs survey


Wiltshire Council is working with parish councils to identify the housing needs of local people and would be grateful for your help.

Households in parishes are being asked to take part in a survey that will give up-to-date information about local housing circumstances and aspirations.  


Telephone: 01249 706614

Consultations on Traffic Regulation Orders


Wiltshire Council actively seeks the views of its residents in the decision making process for Traffic Regulation Orders within the county.

As part of this process, Wiltshire Council undertakes consultation on its proposals for Traffic Regulation Orders in the county with the publication of the proposals for response.



The Board noted the information on current consultations as detailed in the agenda. Further information could be obtained from the consultation portal accessible on http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/council/consultations.htm.


The Chairman especially drew the meeting’s attention to the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Strategy Consultation.


Cllr Leo Randall encouraged people to take part in the Changes to National Park Governance consultation run by the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) which can be accessed on





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