The Council carries out consultation to shape our policies and services, and ensure they meet the needs of our residents. Everyone should have the opportunity to have their say on issues that affect them.

Budget Consultation Survey for 2018 - 2019

Cabinet has approved the first draft budget proposals 2018 - 2019 and the spending proposals are now open for a five week public consultation.

The full draft budget report, together with the Medium Term Financial Strategy, can be found at item 10 on this 14 December 2017 Cabinet meeting agenda.

You can comment on the Forest of Dean budget proposals for 2018 - 2019 here.

The closing date for feedback is 5pm Friday 19 January 2018. 

All public comments will be taken into account by the Cabinet when putting forward their final budget proposals, which will be presented to the full council for approval on Thursday 22 February 2018.