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Have Your Say

Mid Suffolk District Council is committed to involving as many members of the public as possible when important decisions need to be made.  Consultation and engagement, whether online, at open days or by petition help the council to form policy and allocate resources.  Below we have listed a range of ways in which you can have your say. 


Flooding - are you prepared?

Suffolk County Council is asking people throughout Suffolk to think about how prepared they are in the event of flashflooding. You can find out more about the County Council's emergency plans for flooding on the Suffolk County Council website


Citizens Panel - sign up and have your say 

We want to hear what you think about living, working or studying in Suffolk - what's good, what needs improving, and how we can ensure our services meet community needs. 

Suffolk Speaks is made up of a range of public bodies which includes Mid Suffolk District Council and other local councils, Suffolk Constabulary and NHS Suffolk.

We are keen to know your views, and engage with our communities to develop our services.

To sign up to receive consultations in areas that interest you, visit our Citizens Panel website


Disability Forum 

If you live in Mid Suffolk and a disabled person, you are welcome to attend and contribute to the Mid Suffolk Disability Forum.  The forum meet on a monthly basis.  To find out more information about the forum, please visit the Disability Forum (opens new window) webpage.


Overview and Scrutiny Committee 

The Council wants to provide the best possible services to its residents. Overview and Scrutiny is a process to check that this happens.  Mid Suffolk District Council has a Scrutiny Committee, made up of eight elected members, which supports the work of the Executive Committee and the Council as a whole. 

If there is anything you would like the Overview and Scrutiny Committee to review, you can make suggestions.  Visit the Overview and Scrutiny Committee page to find out more. 



We welcome petitions and accepts both paper and e-petitions  We recognise that they are one way in which people can let us know their concerns and a petition may be presented on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties, or which affects the Mid Suffolk District.

Find out how you can submit a petition to the council, by visiting our Petitions page


Comment, compliment or complaint

If you have a comment, compliment or complaint about us, then please tell us.  We have procedures in place to ensure that your matter is dealt with.  Find out more on our Comment, Compliment and Complaints page. 

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