KALC has been made aware of a Petition on the UK Government and Parliament website calling for mandatory printing of car registration numbers on all Drive Thru packaging, which has been signed by over 59,000 people. If the Petition has 100,000 signatures it will be considered for debate in Parliament – see Litter Motion and Petition.
The consultation presents proposals that build on the key elements of the current UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), such as its data processing principles, its data rights for citizens, and its mechanisms for supervision and enforcement. Consultation deadline – 11.45pm on 19 November 2021.
Temporary measures that have given a huge boost to high streets and hospitality during the pandemic could be made permanent following a public consultation launched on 5 September 2021. Consultation deadline – 11.45pm on 14 November 2021.
Gatwick Airport is consulting on proposals to bring the existing Northern Runway into routine use alongside the Main Runway. For further details please visit Northern Runway and our Future Plans | Gatwick Airport LGW. Consultation deadline – 11.59pm on 1 December 2021.
Councils across the UK are asking residents to tell them what they think of transport and highways services in their area, and we’re one of those councils. There are six independent surveys in total – feel free to take one or all of them. Apparently, each survey will only take a few minutes of your time. They are asking for your views on: accessibility; highways maintenance; public transport; road safety; tackling congestion; walking and cycling. For further details see – National Highways and Transport Survey 2021/22 | Let’s talk Kent. The survey deadline is 28 February 2022.
The Domestic Abuse Act introduces new duties on partners, in particular the Police, Kent County Council, Medway Council and Districts. This second consultation focuses on an addition made to the strategy which reflect these new duties focusing on safe accommodation. For further details. Please view the Kent and Medway Domestic Abuse Strategy Consultation. Consultation deadline – 27 September 2021.
KCC is consulting on ‘Booking to visit a Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)’. The consultation seeks views on the continuation of a booking system to visit KCC Household Waste Recycling Centres. The 6-week consultation is available until Thursday 30 September 2021.
Kent County Council would like to hear your views on community mental health and wellbeing services that are provided in the community. Kent County Council (KCC) and Kent & Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (K&M CCG) wants to ensure community mental health and wellbeing services deliver the personal outcomes which are most important to Kent and Medway residents. Consultation deadline – 3 October 2021.
The KCC strategy recognises the role of civil society in Kent and sets out how Kent County Council (KCC) will work to support a strong and vibrant civil society across communities. Consultation deadline – 3 October 2021.
KCC is now seeking further views on the outline designs for four schemes:
- Canterbury: Littlebourne Road to the City Centre
- Folkestone: Central Station to Cheriton
- Thanet: Birchington to Margate
- Gravesham: Gravesend to Northfleet
For further details, please view Kent Active Travel – Second consultation | Let’s talk Kent. Consultation deadline – 25 October 2021.