Current consultations

Overnight unit-based short breaks consultation 2019

We have recently run a consultation on a set of proposed changes to two overnight short break units; Osborne Court in Malvern and Ludlow Road in Kidderminster. 

We have listened to this feedback and worked with Worcestershire Health and Care Trust (who currently deliver overnight short breaks at Osborne Court and Ludlow Road) to finalise the proposed changes that will be discussed at a Cabinet meeting on Thursday 26 September 2019. Read more about the Overnight unit-based short breaks consultation 2019.

Cabinet meeting: Thursday 26 September 2019 to discuss the proposed changes


Change of Age Range Policy Consultation September 2019

In October 2016 Cabinet approved a policy for Officers responding to change of age requests from community-maintained schools or change of age range consultations from other types of schools to allow the Council to respond consistently to schools proposing such a change. Read more about the Change of Age Range Policy Consultation.

Consultation starts: Monday 16 September 2019
Consultation ends: Monday 28 October 2019


Emerging Minerals Local Plan: Where we are now August to September 2019

Publication Version Consultation

The Publication Version of the Minerals Local Plan sets out the proposed vision and objectives for mineral development in Worcestershire, and includes the proposed strategic policies and development management policies which will be used to make decisions on planning applications once the plan is adopted. Read more about the Emerging Minerals Local Plan consultation

Consultation started: 19 August 2019
Consultation ends: 30 September 2019
Next steps: After this stage of consultation, the Council intends to submit the plan to the Secretary of State, who will appoint an independent inspector to examine the 'soundness' and legal compliance of the plan.