Have your say

Your views are important to us, so make sure your voice is heard by telling us what you think.

The Community Engagement Strategy 2009 sets out our approach to community engagement. It highlights our commitment to improve our coordination of consultation and engagement activity. This is both within the Council and with our partners.

You can have your say about Council matters and issues in a number of ways. The links below will direct you to more information. This includes how to let us know your views about services and specific Council issues that we are currently consulting on.

Our latest consultations, with links to the surveys, are listed by closing date below:

  • We are redesigning the Adult Social Care prevention offer for new contracts to start in April 2019. The new offer will help people to take more responsibility for their wellbeing and wellness, be as independent as possible and be part of their local community. We want your views to help shape the future Adult Social Care Prevention Services.
    The survey closes on 7 September 2018
  • We are refreshing the Maritime Strategy for Cornwall 2018 - 2030 that guides the future direction of work, increases the recognition of the importance of the maritime sector and responds to the various challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. We would like your  comments on or provide additional information regarding the Strategy’s achievements, priorities or performance indicators.
    The survey closes on 14 September 2018
  • Porthtowan parking and traffic review - Cornwall Council and Cormac Solutions are engaging with residents and users of Porthtowan village to identify issues on Beach Road, West Beach Road and Sandy Road.  We’re keen to hear your views, thoughts and concerns about the current traffic situation and how you feel that this could be improved.
    The survey closes on 14 September 2018
  • Cornwall Council will be recommissioning some of our sexual health services later this year. we would like your views to help shape the future of sexual health services and and to make sure we commission the right services. To have your say visit our sexual health page.
    The survey closes 14 September 2018
  • As well as describing the types of tenancies that should be made available, the Local Tenancy Strategy also describes some of the key factors that should be standard practice such as advice and assistance to tenants and prospective tenants, helping to prevent homelessness, setting affordable rents and meeting different housing needs. If you have an interest in social housing we would like your views on a revised Local Tenancy Strategy.
    The survey closes on 14 September 2018
  • The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) is consulting on their draft proposals for a new pattern of electoral divisions in Cornwall. The proposals are to reduce the number of Cornwall Councillors from 123 to 87 which mean that the current electoral divisions across Cornwall have had to be redrawn by them to reflect that reduced number. To let the LGBCE know your views on the proposed new boundaries visit the LGBCE website 
    The consultation closes on 17 September 2018
  • Cornwall Council is asking for views on how money raised from the  new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) on commercial development should be used to pay for the facilities needed to help communities across Cornwall.
    The survey closes on 23 September 2018
  • Cornwall Council is encouraging everyone to take part in a major national consultation by the Local Government Association (LGA) into how to pay for adult social care and support for older people, working age adults with mental or physical disabilities and unpaid carers. Read more and have your say on the LGA website.
    The survey closes on 26 September 2018.

You can take part in our specific service consultations using the links in the section below.

We regularly undertake consultations and surveys on a wide variety of topics. You can view information about consultations that have closed on our previous consultations page.

The Council recently undertook a residents' survey in 2017, and also previously in 2014 and 2016.

The Council undertook a Stakeholder Survey in 2017 and in 2016.

We consulted on our draft business plan and budget proposals, during November and December 2017, for increasing Council tax, charges for some services and reducing or stopping providing some services.

Do you have a question about how you can have your say by taking part in consultations and surveys or about a specific survey? You can email us via haveyoursay@cornwall.gov.uk