Current Consultations

Planning applications:
To make comments on planning applications please click here.

Licensing consultations:
To view licences currently under consultation please click here.

Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

Start of consultation: 11 Dec 2017
End of consultation: 08 Feb 2018

Background:
The Isle of Wight Health and Wellbeing Board is under a statutory obligation to draft, consult upon and publish a pharmaceutical needs assessment (PNA), which is revised every three years

Consultation Activity:
We are currently conducting a public consultation to seek your views on this draft PNA, and whether it addresses issues that you consider are relevant to the provision of pharmaceutical services.

More information is available here:  www.iwight.com/PublicHealthPNA


Primary Admissions Consultation for 2019/20

Start of consultation: 11 Dec 2017
End of consultation: 22 Jan 2018

Background:

Consultation on admissions arrangements for Isle of Wight community and voluntary controlled schools. This consultation is about main round and in-year admissions for the school year 2019/20. This includes the admissions policy for voluntary controlled and community primary schools.


Consultation Activity:

We are currently conducting a public consultation to seek your views and comments on the policies, for more information: www.iwight.com/SchoolAdmissionsconsultation2018-19


Isle of Wight Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP) Consultation

Start of consultation: 04 Dec 2017
End of consultation: 23 Feb 2018

Background:
The Isle of Wight Council recognises the importance of maintaining and improving the network of public rights of way, and its first Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP), published in 2006, has been authoritative in decisions taken in recent years.  


A comprehensive reassessment of rights of way and a review of the 2006 Plan was undertaken by the Isle of Wight Council during 2016.  Following the comprehensive reassessment of rights of way the Rights of Way Improvement Plan, it has been updated. The Plan sets out the main policy areas which will guide the management and improvement of public rights of way throughout the next ten years. 


The Isle of Wight Council would like to know your views on the updated Rights of Way Improvement Plan. 

Consultation Activity:

We are currently conducting a public consultation to seek your views and comments on the Rights of Way Improvement Plan,for more information: www.iwight.com/publicrightsofway


Isle of Wight school holidays

Start of consultation: 24 Nov 2017
End of consultation: 12 Jan 2018

Background:

Isle of Wight Council wishes to investigate the patterns of term and holiday dates within the school year to ensure that they best support learning and outcomes for children as well as best supporting our education and wider communities in how they organise their work and home life calendars. 

A paper, seeking approval to consult on possible changes to term dates received Cabinet’s approval earlier this month. To view the paper, please click here. (PDF, 64KB, 6 pages).

The suggestions are look into the possibility of reducing the summer holiday but extending the half term holidays that occur in October and February. No decisions have been taken yet.

The council is eager to have as many comments as possible, because as part of this consultation we would like to ensure that the eventual decision has been informed by as many respondents as possible. 

More information and a link to the online survey, is available here: www.iwight.com/schoolholidaysconsultation


Consultation Activity:

More information is available here: www.iwight.com/schoolholidaysconsultation


Draft learning disability strategy

Start of consultation: 24 Nov 2017
End of consultation: 12 Jan 2018

Background:

Islanders are being given a say in a new Learning Disability Strategy being developed by the Isle of Wight Council and partners.

Living well on the Isle of Wight is a joint plan to support adults with a learning disability. It is being developed along with the Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Trust, and with the help and support of the IoW Learning Disability Partnership Group.

More information is available here: https://www.iwight.com/News/viewArticle.aspx?d=mhgvjhgvhngf&id=1637

Read the draft strategy and complete the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/learning_disability_strategy


Consultation Activity:
More information is available here: https://www.iwight.com/News/viewArticle.aspx?d=mhgvjhgvhngf&id=1637

Waste and recycling customer satisfaction survey

Start of consultation: 02 Nov 2017
End of consultation: 15 Dec 2017

Background:
The annual residents recycling and waste survey is an opportunity for householders to put forward suggestions for future improvements or ideas on how the Island can reduce our waste and recycle more.  More information is available here: https://www.iwight.com/news/Have-your-say-on-recycling-and-waste3

Consultation Activity:
Your feedback can be completed online at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/IOW_waste_survey_2017 or via a paper version available from County Hall reception area, libraries and council help centres.