In accordance with its Constitution and good practice, the council is required to consult with its local stakeholders in relation to budget policy.
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 2016 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.
A consultation ran in relation to the 2018/19 budget from 9 June to 1 September 2017. The results are being analysed and will be available for download from this page in due course.
Page last updated 14/09/2017