In accordance with its Constitution and good practice, the council is required to consult with its local stakeholders in relation to budget policy.

The consultation in relation to the budget for 2018/19 is currently available on the 'have your say' section of the website and will run until 1 September 2017.

In relation to the budget for 2017/18 both a web based and paper based consultation was carried out from 8 August to 17 October and sought views from the District Panel (850 residents), local residents via the council's 'have your say' web page, press release, Harrogate Borough Council employees, Harrogate Borough Council Councillors, Parish Councillors, the Voluntary and Community Sector, local businesses and external partners.

In total, 451 responses to the budget survey were received - please see the full results of the consultation, together with the full list of literal responses.


Page last updated 12/06/2017