Serving Hampshire – Balancing the Budget Consultation

Consultation ends today

Hampshire County Council is asking for residents’ and stakeholders’ views on high level, strategic options for balancing its budget.

Due to ongoing national austerity measures; demographic changes reflecting increases in demand for some services; and inflationary pressures, by April 2019 the County Council will be facing an anticipated budget shortfall of £140 million. With less money available and growing demand for council services, tough decisions will need to be made about what the County Council can and cannot do in the future.

Your feedback will help to inform the approach the County Council takes to balancing its budget. Any changes to specific services will be subject to further, more detailed consultation.

Have your say
Complete the consultation online

Paper copies of the Information Pack and Response Form are available to download and print, or may be requested by emailing or calling 0300 555 1375. Calls charged at local rate.

Easy Read editions of the Information Pack and Response Form are also available to download and print, or may also be requested using the above contact details.

Paper copies are also available from Hampshire libraries.

Please return paper response forms in the Freepost envelope provided. If you do not have a Freepost envelope, please post your response to: Freepost HAMPSHIRE.

The consultation is open from midday on 3 July 2017.

The closing date is 11:59pm on Monday 21 August 2017.

Please note that responses received after this time will not be included in the findings report.