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

  • Have Your Say - Placemaking and Community Engagement Sign Up

    The way we are engaging with our residents is changing - and we want you to have your say Placemaking is a process of community engagement where the opinions and desires of the community are used to inform the future of the places we live, work and play - and by getting involved and telling us what matters to you, we can make sure the voices of all Scottish Borders residents are heard. Sign up to receive updates from Scottish Borders Council on community engagement events in your...

    Closes 24 February 2026

    Have Your Say - Placemaking and Community Engagement Sign Up
  • Budget Survey 2024/25

    Our financial plans support the delivery of our strategic ambitions, as set out in the Council Plan. An updated Council Plan will be presented with the Council’s financial plans in February 2024. We expect the updated Council Plan to continue with the themes of the existing Council Plan. These provide a strong framework for identifying our priorities. The themes are: Clean, green future Fulfilling our potential Strong inclusive economy,...

    Closed 31 January 2024

    Budget Survey 2024/25

Open Consultations

  • Website survey

    We have recently refreshed our website and would welcome the feedback of users.

    Closes 29 February 2024

  • Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy Consultation 2024

    The Scottish Borders Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) sets out our vision and goals for energy efficiency in all buildings across the Scottish Borders over the next five years, 2024-2029. The draft documents will develop and be subject to change, and we want people to share...

    Closes 8 March 2024

  • Provision of Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Parent Consultation 2024

    Local Authorities in Scotland are required to consult with parents every 2 years, to support their planning for the delivery of Early Learning and Childcare (ELC). This questionnaire is aimed at parents/carers whose children will access ELC provision in the future and those currently accessing ELC...

    Closes 10 March 2024

  • Berwickshire Coastal Change Adaptation Plan

    Scottish Borders Council is consulting on the draft Berwickshire Coastal Change Adaptation Plan (BCCAP). This plan provides policies to sustainably manage life on the coast. It indicates how and when we should adapt our approaches over time as conditions change. We would like your views to...

    Closes 23 March 2024

  • Instrumental Instruction Continuation Form 2023-2024

    This form should be completed for pupils currently receiving instrumental instruction Only one pupil per form please. The information provided within this form will be held by Scottish Borders Council for the purpose described. It will be retained for duration of your child's music...

    Closes 31 May 2024

Closed Consultations

  • Daytime opportunities for older adults with advanced care needs based in Eildon -2024

    The Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership is currently reviewing the social and respite opportunities that are available to older adults and those with advanced care needs. Engagement recently carried out by the Partnership in Teviot and Liddesdale showed that there are...

    Closed 25 February 2024

  • Financial Inclusion User Satisfaction to 20 Feb 2024

    This survey is for customers who have received advice, assistance or support from the Financial Inclusion Team at Scottish Borders Council.

    Closed 20 February 2024

  • Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2023

    In line with the requirements of Section 18C of the Representation of the People Act 1983, Scottish Borders Council is undertaking a review of polling districts and polling places for use in parliamentary and local elections. The aim of the Review is to ensure: (1) a ll...

    Closed 12 February 2024

  • Berwickshire Coastal Path 2024

    Scottish Borders Council is seeking feedback on the current condition of the path and views on its future, including its alignment, taking into consideration the continued threat of erosion. The survey will inform the next stages of a project aiming to develop a longer term plan for the path which...

    Closed 31 January 2024

  • Budget Survey 2024/25

    Our financial plans support the delivery of our strategic ambitions, as set out in the Council Plan. An updated Council Plan will be presented with the Council’s financial plans in February 2024. We expect the updated Council Plan to continue with the themes of the existing Council Plan....

    Closed 31 January 2024

We Asked, You Said, We Did

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

We asked

Residents/ Businesses on the 2023 route on impact of the Event and views on the overall impact on the Region.

You said

597 responses. Overall Impact = Positive was 78%

We did

Event Organisers decision not to hold event in 2024. Support 2025 closed road Tour O The Borders to take place.

We asked

We invited your comments on a draft Newstead Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan

You said

A summary of the consultation responses is available in Appendix B of the Committee Report for Planning & Building Standards Committee (8th January 2024): https://scottishborders.moderngov.co.uk/documents/s79896/Item%20No.%2006%20b%20-%20Newstead%20CAAMP%20Adoption%20-%20Appendix%20B%20Consultation%20Response.pdf

We did

Your comments have informed changes to the Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan (CAA&MP).

The revised CAA&MP was adopted by Planning & Building Standards Committee on 8th January 2024. The revised CAA&MP is available on the Council’s website: https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/directory_record/26006/newstead

The changes made in response to the consultation are set out in the Committee Report and Appendix B and C (Item 6): https://scottishborders.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=136&MId=6958&Ver=4

We asked

What are your priorities for the new Scottish Borders Community Plan?

We did

We are finalisng the new Community Plan which will be published here shortly.