Consultation Hub

Welcome to "Have your say", Cumbria's consultation and engagement database. This site will help you find and participate in consultations that interest you.

Recently updated consultations are displayed below. Alternatively, search for consultations by keyword, postcode, interest etc.

Open Consultations

  • Penrith Town Council 'Have your Say' on how we engage with you

    Penrith Town Council believes that community engagement is the cornerstone of good local governance, and an integral component in how we conduct our affairs and how we reflect the expressed needs of our local community. ‘Having your Say‘ is a way of participating in what the Council does or... More

    Closes 31 January 2021

  • Penrith Town Council Community Feedback

    Penrith Town Council Officers and Councillors work as a team to deliver high quality services to the Penrith Community. We hope to get it right most of the time and would love to hear from you when we do. If we do sometimes get things wrong, or you feel our services are generally not up to... More

    Closes 31 January 2021

  • South Lakeland Business Premises Survey 2020

    Each year we carry out a Business Premises Survey to help provide an up-to-date assessment of the supply and demand of business premises in South Lakeland. This helps us to better plan for how much land we need to allocate for employment uses through our Local Plan. We also use this survey to... More

    Closes 31 January 2021

  • Evaluating use of Dialogue in Climate Change Conversation

    This survey has been set up to collect feedback on use of Penrith Town Council’s 'Your Ideas - Dialogue' Platform, which was used to begin a conversation with people in Penrith about how to tackle Climate Change. Our managed online conversation platform offered people in Penrith an opportunity... More

    Closes 1 February 2021

  • Arts & Culture Penrith

    Penrith Town Council wishes to develop and implement a 5 year Arts and Cultural Strategy for Penrith. Such a strategy will have a number of benefits for the town such as increasing the number of tourists and visitors and regeneration and revitalisation of the town centre. We are asking... More

    Closes 1 March 2021

Closed Consultations

  • Budget 2021/22 consultation

    Allerdale Borough Council budget 2021/22 budget consultation Like other local authorities we have faced significant funding reductions over the past few years and the next years will see increasing pressure on the Council’s finances. We have already made savings of £9.4m over the past 8... More

    Closed 15 January 2021

  • Council Tax Discounts and Premia Consultation 2020

    Councils are able to change council tax discounts given on certain properties and so the Council is reviewing the discounts offered for empty dwellings and the level of council tax premium charged on long term empty dwellings. The Council wants to encourage home owners to bring empty homes... More

    Closed 7 January 2021

  • Budget Consultation 2021-22

    Facing an uncertain financial future together Cumbria County Council has delivered savings of £273m during the last 10 years. This year the cost of dealing with COVID-19 has applied greater pressure on the council’s budget, and on our finite resources, as we battle to protect the... More

    Closed 5 January 2021

  • Carlisle Citadels public consultation

    Local residents, businesses, students and visitors are again being given the opportunity to have their say on ambitious new proposals for a new campus for the University of Cumbria at the historic Citadels in Carlisle. More

    Closed 11 December 2020

  • Questionnaire for Beaumont Parish Plan

    Our old Parish plan ran from 2013-2018 and so the time has come to renew it. A Parish Plan is a community-led plan with the following purposes: To set out a vision of what is important to the community To find out how to safeguard valued local features for the future To... More

    Closed 30 November 2020

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We asked

About the cycle route from Pelter Bridge to Grasmere

You said

Please see Consultation report

We did

Next steps identified in the consultation report

We asked

How do carers of adults in Cumbria view information and support services for carers

You said

Please see attached reports for the results

We did

At this stage the specifications for this service are under development

We asked

What the public thought about building a BMX Track on Silloth Green

You said

A resounding 'yes'

We did

Build it. Formal opening 14th December 2013/