Current and planned consultations


Pages:  1  :-  Total results: 8
Title Department/ service area Start End     
View more details for consultation Council Tax Reduction Scheme Consultation 2018/19 Council Tax Reduction Scheme Consultation 2018/19 Wrexham County Borough Council 16 Nov 2017 10 Dec 2017
Why are we doing this?

Reviewing Local Discretions which are available as part of the scheme.

What do we want to know?

Are the Discretions the Council Operates Reasonable

Title Department/ service area Start End     
View more details for consultation Health & Well-Being in Wrexham : What Matters To You? Health & Well-Being in Wrexham : What Matters To You? Wrexham County Borough Council 08 Nov 2017 15 Dec 2017
Why are we doing this?

A consultation with adults living in Wrexham County Borough, to inform the Adult Social Care Commissioning Plan (2017-2023)

What do we want to know?

There are a number of support services provided across Wrexham County Borough that help people to stay healthy, well and independent.  These can include support at home, specialist services and support in the community.

The Adult Social Care Department at Wrexham County Borough Council is asking people who live in Wrexham how well they feel supported, and whether their health and well-being needs are being met.

The information you provide will be used to help us plan services and support over the next five years, and your views are very important to us.

We would be very grateful if you could take the time to complete this short questionnaire for us.  If you like, you can ask a friend or relative to help you fill in the questionnaire.

Your answers will be treated confidentially and they will not be passed on to care staff or anyone who is providing you with serviecs.  You will not be personally identified.

 

 

Title Department/ service area Start End     
View more details for consultation Shared values for the play workforce Shared values for the play workforce Wrexham County Borough Council 01 Nov 2017 13 Dec 2017
Why are we doing this?

Wrexham’s second Play Sufficiency Assessment identified significant differences in the way individual adults support or constrain children’s play. By exploring the underlying reasons for this it became clear that the way in which people think about childhood (in particular its purpose) has a profound impact on their approach to working with and on behalf of children and their play. It is also likely that professional development opportunities based on different understandings of childhood will promote significantly different messages to practitioners. As a consequence Wrexham’s 2016/17 Play Sufficiency Action Plan included an action to: “develop and agree a set of guiding principles that can be used to underpin professional development opportunities for the play workforce”. The ‘play workforce’ is defined by Welsh Government as anybody whose role has a direct or indirect impact on children’s opportunities for play.

 

What do we want to know?

We would like to know whether people think we have these shared values right - whether we are missing anything or there's anything we should change.

Title Department/ service area Start End     
View more details for consultation Difficult Decisions 2018-20 Difficult Decisions 2018-20 Wrexham County Borough Council 25 Oct 2017 30 Nov 2017
Why are we doing this?

Local Councils have less money to spend on services because Government (UK and Wales) are giving us less money in our budgets every year.  Wrexham Council has already saved around £18 million in the last three years, and we think we’re going to have to find another £13 million over the next two years. Overall, we have had to make savings of £52 million since 2008.

We want to be able to deliver good services to you, and we’re always looking for ways to get better at what we’re doing.  We are working hard to become a more modern organisation and to make sure that we have the right staff and services in place to meet the needs of local people. 

We are trying to make savings which don’t affect the public in a bad way, but as we have less and less money to spend every year, it’s getting harder.  We are also given new responsibilities by Welsh Government every year, which all cost money and time (e.g. changes in Social Services).

What do we want to know?

Over the last few years lots of you have told us your thoughts about our proposals.  Your opinions and ideas have helped us to decide on the changes we are making.

This year, there are some ideas which we are telling you about, which we don’t think will have any effect on you; and so we’re not asking for your thoughts about these.  We’re telling you because we want to give you as much information as we can about all of the different things we’re doing to save money and get better at what we do.  There are some ideas we would like your opinion about; and we would also like to know if you have any ideas which we haven’t thought of.

Once we’ve got all of your views, they’ll be used by Councillors to make decisions about next year’s budget in January and February 2018.

You can find more information about the budget proposals at www.wrexham.gov.uk/budgetconsultation  

We need to have all of your responses by 30th November to make sure we have chance to take them into account before making final decisions in the New Year.
 

Title Department/ service area Start End     
View more details for consultation Information, Advice & Assistance Survey Information, Advice & Assistance Survey Wrexham County Borough Council 12 Oct 2017 24 Nov 2017
Why are we doing this?

Wrexham Adult Social Care Department recognises that the right information and advice; given at the right time, can empower people to achieve positive outcomes in their lives.

Our vision is that Wrexham citizens are able to get information and advice about how to improve their independence and wellbeing, when they need it, in the way they need it, wherever they look for it.

We want our citizens to have the information and support they need to live safe, active, healthy lives and to be able to live independently for longer.  A key aspect of achieving this outcome is for citizens to have easy access to Information, Advice & Assistance.  Section 17 of the Social Services and Wellbeing Act (Wales) 2014 places a duty upon the Local Authority to establish an Information, Advice and Assistance service.

 

What do we want to know?

To determine how best to provide this service, the Adult Social Care Department at Wrexham County Borough Council is conducting a survey to seek the views of people who have experience of requesting and obtaining information and advice in Wrexham.  We are also keen to hear from people who have not received this service but may need to in the future.

The information from this survey will be used to inform our commissioning intentions for Information & Advice services across the County over the next 5 years.

We would be very grateful if you could take the time to complete this survey for us. If you like, you can ask a friend or relative to help you fill in the questionnaire.  Your answers will be treated confidentially and you will not be personally identified.

 

 

Title Department/ service area Start End     
View more details for consultation The Wrexham We Want The Wrexham We Want Wrexham Public Services Board 10 Oct 2017 02 Jan 2018
Why are we doing this?

We've been working on a plan that we hope will shape the present and future of the county borough of Wrexham.

It's really important we get it right. That's why we've worked hard to involve you every step of the way, and now it’s time to ask for your views on the plan that we’ve drafted. 

What do we want to know?

There are lots of plans. Does Wrexham really need another one? 

Well, yes. The Wrexham We Want is about creating a place where we all want to live - both now, and in the future. 

Along with the rest of the UK, we're facing some big challenges in Wales. Things like poverty, economic issues, an ageing population and climate change. 

So the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act is a new law that aims to get public services and communities working together to tackle these challenges and improve the long-term future of Wales. 

It covers things like employment, the environment, health, equalities, communities, culture, Welsh language, and our impact around the world. 

Making it happen 

Wrexham Public Services Board (Wrexham PSB) is the driving force behind this plan. 

We're a partnership made up of lots of organisations that provide services across the County Borough. For example health services, fire and rescue services, Natural Resources Wales, the Council, the police, probation services, Glyndwr University, Coleg Cambria, AVOW and Welsh Government. 

We want to work with local people to develop this long-term plan for Wrexham, and help put the Future Generations Act into practice. 

The consultation starts on Tuesday 10th October 2017 and the closing date for responses is Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

For further information about the consultation please visit the Public Service Board website - http://www.wrexhampsb.org/the-wrexham-we-want

Title Department/ service area Start End     
View more details for consultation Senedd yr Ifanc Bi-Annual Ballot Senedd yr Ifanc Bi-Annual Ballot Wrexham County Borough Council 05 Sep 2017 01 Dec 2017
Why are we doing this?

The Senedd yr Ifanc (Wrexham’s Youth Parliament), are a body of young people aged 11-25, who work on local and national issues that affect the young people of Wrexham.

The Senedd are consulting to find out what issue young people would like them to prioritise working on for the next two years.

What do we want to know?

The Senedd yr Ifanc would like to know what young people in Wrexham think that the most important issue is that the Senedd could make a change to or improve for the general wellbeing of young people in Wrexham. 

Title Department/ service area Start End     
View more details for consultation Drink Less Enjoy More – Wrexham pilot intervention research Drink Less Enjoy More – Wrexham pilot intervention research Wrexham County Borough Council 17 Jul 2017 30 Nov 2017
Why are we doing this?

Wrexham County Borough Council and its partners Liverpool John Moore’s University, Public Health Wales, North Wales Police, and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are participating in a European Commission funded project – STAD in Europe. STAD promotes the development and implementation of interventions to tackle binge drinking across European countries.

What do we want to know?

Wrexham’s contribution to STAD aims to explore alcohol drinking behaviours and related harms in nightlife areas. Information collected via the accompanying survey will be used by local partners to inform the development and evaluation of interventions designed to prevent alcohol-related harms and promote safe nightlife settings.

Pages:  1  :-  Total results: 8