It is very important that you have a say on how our services are planned and run and how your council tax is spent.
Consultation helps us to stay in touch with what our customers need and want. This is really important when we need to make difficult decisions that affect the people of Oxfordshire.
We have five key values which are to:
Oxfordshire Voice is a panel of people living in Oxfordshire. There are over 3,000 volunteers who give up some of their time to answer surveys.
Members can be asked to take part in other activities such as online or group discussions. We let each member know how their information has been used in regular newsletters.
Your county councillor can help if you are worried about our services. They can offer advice or direct you to someone who can help. Some councillors offer one-to-one meetings in their communities.
The role of scrutiny is to look at how well the county council is run. This is important as we are committed to providing excellent services to the local community.
You can tell us is if you have a serious concern about:
This could include things such as:
We would like you to share your concerns at an early stage but we know that it can be difficult and worrying. This is why we promise to protect you when you raise a concern and do our best to protect your identity
If you want to vote you need to register. This means that you will be on a voting list near to where you live.
You can vote in three ways: