Amber Valley Borough Council is
committed to seeking the views of local people and to ensuring that
strategic priorities reflect the needs and wants of local
Consultation and community
engagement are at the heart of Local Government's role in
championing the needs of its communities and democratic renewal. It
is important that stakeholders are involved in influencing the
policy direction of the Council as well as the services it
What is Consultation?
Consultation is the process of
informed communication between the Council and stakeholders prior
to the Council making a policy decision or determining changes to
Effective consultation enables the Council to:
- Better understand the needs of local people
- Make more efficient use of public resources
- Practice evidence-based decision making, and
- Over time, can be used to measure the performance of the
Council in delivering high quality services and improving life for
Whats Happening and When?
2013 Consultation Calendar is available to view.