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Power cut at Canning Town Library Canning Town Library has been affected by a power cut in the local area and is currently closed - we will extend book return due dates by one week in case you cannot return items at an alternative library.
Essential maintenance this weekend to our Council Tax & Housing Benefit system​Council Tax Account Balances and Housing Benefit information will be unavailable via MyNewham on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017. Customers may find certain online forms will not function during this time. 

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 27 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Current consultations

We want to involve you in the decisions we make about proposed changes to how we do things, the services we provide and how we develop new ways of doing things.

On this page you will find information about why we do consultations and links to surveys and consultations we are currently doing that you can take part in.

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Current consultations

 

​Why we consult

We want to:
  • understand the needs of local people
  • give you a chance to raise issues that are important to you
The issues we consult on include:
  • making major decisions about our policy and services
  • developing new policies
  • improving and changing existing policies
  • prioritising resources
  • changing services.
In some cases, we are legally obliged to consult with residents, businesses and community organisations.

 

How we consult

We aim to consult fairly and we follow the Government’s Consultation Principles.
 
Each consultation is different, we use a variety of methods including:
  • online questionnaires
  • postal questionnaires
  • telephone questionnaires
  • face-to-face interviews
  • focus and discussion groups
  • events and workshops.
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