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Consultation in the Vale

Find out how you, our residents, are helping to improve the Vale


Current Consultations

Our current consultations section includes the work of the Council as well as other public organisations that operate in the Vale.


Reshaping Services - The Budget Consultation 2015/16

The Vale of Glamorgan Council is launching a programme of public engagement with local residents and other community groups in order to consider whether or not there are new and innovative methods of delivering our services. The first stage in this process is to ask you to help us set priorities for our budget for 2015/16|


Library Strategy Consultation

We conducted a review of library services last year. As a result of this review we have produced a new library strategy| which proposes to make three changes to library services in the Vale. We would like to hear your views on these proposals|.

Polling Station Review

We are in the process of reviewing all polling districts, places and stations in the Vale of Glamorgan. Please visit our polling station review page| for details of the review and how you can have your say.


Upcoming Consultations

The following consultation activities are due to begin shortly.


There are no planned consultations at the moment.


Public Information Sessions

When an issue generates particular public interest we often hold public information sessions and exhibitions. Here is what is currently underway or due to start soon in the Vale.


There are no planned public information sessions at the moment.

Recent Consultations

Here are some recent examples of what you said and how we listened.



Civil Parking Enforcement in the Vale of Glamorgan

Since April 2013, we have been tackling illegal and problem parking across the county. We asked for your views on civil parking enforcement in the Vale of Glamorgan. Your responses are being reviewed and will be used to inform how the service is run in the future. 


Vale Viewpoint Summer 2014 Survey

Vale Viewpoint is the Vale of Glamorgan's Local Service Board citizens' panel. This Summer we asked about CCTV monitoring in the Vale of Glamorgan, the local bus service and the role of the Fire Service in our community. We have prepared a report| on the results of this survey.


Equality Policy

We are revising our Equality Policy in line with the most recent legislation. Following consultation with the general public and interested groups we are reviewing the feedback that we received. The revised policy will be submitted to Cabinet for approval before being implemented across the Council. 



Inquiry into recycling in Wales

The National Assembly for Wales Environment and Sustainability Committee recently undertook an inquiry into recycling in Wales. You can view all responses to this consultation on the National Assembly for Wales| website.



The Future of Library Services in the Vale

A report of the Cabinet led working group on the future of library services in the Vale was considered by Cabinet| on 28 April 2014. The proposals in the report seek to secure the future| of all the Vale's libraries and broaden their appeal to a new generation of library users. This report takes into account the results of the public consultation and staff focus groups undertaken in November and December 2013.



Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2014/15 Consultation

The Council Tax Reduction Scheme, which helps to support households with the payment of their Council Tax, will be subject to new Welsh Government regulations from 1 April 2014. The Vale of Glamorgan Council has consulted with stakeholders to find out their views on three areas of discretion.The responses to this consultation will be used to assist the Council in adopting the National Scheme with local discretions. The Council would like to thank all those who contributed.



The summer survey of the new Vale Viewpoint citizens panel

We have recently asked the panel a series of questions on roads, parks and leisure facilities as well as a number of other issues in the latest survey of the Vale Viewpoint panel. The results will be available soon but you can  find out more about our panel now.|






Any questions?

If you have any questions about how we enable our residents to influence the decisions that affect them then email