Open consultations

Consultations/surveys which are currently open include: Improving the use of planning conditions: consultation on draft regulations. Closes at 11:45pm on 27 February 2018. England’s cathedrals’ future governance and funding. Closes on 28th February. Law Commission consultation on planning law in Wales. Closes 1 March. Local Authority Fair funding review: a review of relative needs and…

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Charities SORP

The Charity Tax Group has highlighted that the Charity Commission and OSCR are inviting comments (until 4 April 2018) on amendments to the Charities SORP which are considered necessary because of the changes made in December 2017 to FRS 102. These changes include the clarification of the accounting treatment for payments by subsidiaries to their…

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Have your say on the Data Protection Bill

The Public Bill Committee is now able to receive written evidence on the Bill which, among other things, sets out how the UK would apply the derogations available under the GDPR. The sooner you send in your submission, the more time the Committee will have to take it into consideration. The Committee will stop receiving…

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Consultation on reforms to the system of developer contributions

Following the announcements at Autumn Budget 2017, the government is seeking views on a series of reforms to the existing system of developer contributions in the short term. These reforms will benefit the local authorities who administer them, developers who pay them and the communities in which development takes place. This consultation closes at 11:45pm…

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Consultation on new Civil Society Strategy

Tracey Crouch, the minister for civil society, has launched a 12-week consultation with a public call for evidence to inform the new civil society strategy. The consultation has been split into four areas: Our civil society: what civil society is, how it is working well and what needs to change to strengthen it further People:…

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Open consultations

Consultations/surveys which are currently open include: Local Authority Fair funding review: a review of relative needs and resources. Closes at 11:45pm on 12 March. HLF strategic funding framework consultation closes Thursday 22 March. A303 Stonehenge public consultation 2018 closes 6 Apr 2018. Arts Council England ten-year strategy closes 11 April.

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Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework: Subject-level

The Government is seeking views on the proposed design of the subject-level Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) which aims to recognise and reward excellence in teaching, learning and student outcomes in higher education providers in the UK. The current framework assesses undergraduate provision at a ‘provider-level’. This consultation is an opportunity for all…

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Open consultations

Consultations/surveys which are currently open include: Have your say on the Data Protection Bill closes 5.00pm on Tuesday 27 March 2018 A303 Stonehenge public consultation 2018 closes 6 Apr 2018. Charities Statement of Recommended Practice. Closes 4th April Arts Council England ten-year strategy closes 11 April. The future for food, farming and the environment. Closes…

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VAT inquiry

The Treasury Committee invites written submissions addressing questions including: What opportunities and challenges for the UK VAT regime are presented by the UK’s exit from the European Union? How does VAT measure up against the principles that tax policy should: o Be fair o Support growth and encourage competition The deadline for written submissions is…

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Consultation on a new National Heritage Science Strategy

As mentioned above The National Heritage Science Forum (NHSF) [Alliance member] has set out proposals for a new National Heritage Science Strategy for the UK. Please contribute your views on the proposals by taking the 12-minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3NF7HDS. The survey is open until 20 April 2018.

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