Consultation and Survey Hub

Welcome to Citizen Space. This site will help you find and participate in consultations and surveys that interest you.

Recently updated consultations and surveys are displayed below. Alternatively, search for consultations by keyword, postcode, interest etc.

Featured Consultations

Open Consultations

  • Changes to Social Care Charges - Easy Read

    Scottish Borders Council are looking at changing some care and support charges. We would like to know what you think about the changes. You can print the easy read consultation to fill in. There is a freepost address for you to send it to us. This means you won't need a stamp. More

    Closes 27 September 2020

  • Scottish Borders Council Non-Residential Charging Policy for 2021 - 2022

    The Social Care Charging Policy explains how the Scottish Borders Council (SBC) works out what people should pay towards the cost of their council-funded care and support, based on their ability to pay. People can either use their benefits to arrange and pay for their care and support... More

    Closes 27 September 2020

  • Alcohol Byelaws 2020

    During 2019 the Council carried out a consultation asking whether people felt that the consumption of alcohol in public places was causing a problem. A total of 491 consultation responses were received. 44% of those who took part did not think that the consumption of alcohol in a... More

    Closes 1 November 2020

  • Hawick Flood Protection Active Travel Network: Travel Choices Survey

    Thank you for your interest in the Hawick Flood Protection Travel Choices Survey. This survey is collecting data as part of the Places for Everyone Hawick Active Travel Network Project for the purposes of understanding the barriers to certain travel modes and to help inform behaviour change... More

    Closes 30 November 2020

  • Proposed donation of artwork to the National Galleries of Scotland

    Under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 the local authority is required to consult with the local community when it is planning to dispose of common good property. The proposed disposal is the donation of a painting thought to be owned by the Hawick Common Good. ... More

    Closes 7 December 2020

Closed Consultations

  • Feedback on online Council meetings

    Scottish Borders Council is keen to understand the public and media's experience of viewing live broadcasts of online Council meetings following their introduction during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. More

    Closed 31 August 2020

  • CAMHS patient/carer survey

    The CAMHs team would welcome your feedback to support the service moving forward in delivering care and treatment to Children & Young People and their families w ithin the Scottish Borders This short anonymous questionnaire will form one part of this process More

    Closed 16 August 2020

  • Transport booking arrangements

    Our online transport booking form is currently unavailable. Please make bookings by phone or email. Our demand response transport line can be reached on 01835 826 753 Monday – Friday between 08.45am and 4pm or you can email transport requests to ... More

    Closed 9 August 2020

  • Spaces for People suggestions

    Scottish Borders Council is seeking the input of Borderers to identify potential schemes to put temporary infrastructure in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Spaces for People is a new, temporary infrastructure programme in Scotland which offers funding and support to make it safer for... More

    Closed 8 July 2020

  • School Transport Survey

    We are asking parents and carers whose children normally use school transport to complete this short survey so we can explore various options for school transport arrangements for when schools reopen in August. Almost 3,000 pupils normally travel on school transport every day,... More

    Closed 28 June 2020

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

What time would best suit you for the Eilson Area Partnership meeting on 27 February to take place?

You Said

16 people responded - thank you.

We Did

The time that suits most people is tea and coffee from 5:30pm with the meeting starting at 6pm at Earlston Primary School.

Further information is available here on the Council's website.



We Asked

We asked for your views on the Localities Bid Fund 2 grant process.

You Said

You resonded to our evaluation survey which ran from 27 November 2019 to the 12 January 2020.

We Did

We are in the process of analysis the results and preparing the evaluation report.

We Asked

We asked you for your views about the Area Partnerships following 18 months of operation. As part of this work we also wanted to know what you think about the new Community Fund.

You Said

You responded to our online survey and attended focus group across the Borders. You told us how you feel about the Area Partnerships and the Community Fund.

We Did

The information that you gave us is currently being analysed and will be published here once it is available.