Corporate Strategy 2017 – 2022

Closed 5 Jan 2017

Opened 13 Oct 2016


The consultation is now closed.  

We asked for your views on the Corporate Strategy for 2017 to 2022.  We consulted about:

  • Our Bold Ideas to meet the key challenges of the future
  • A suggested increase of 1.95% per year in  Council Tax
  • An additional 2% on Council Tax specifically to help fund Adult Social Care services
  • Our draft savings proposals for £22million to £27million of savings
  • Our priorities and Business plans for Education and skills, Health and Wellbeing, Homes, Transport, Neighbourhoods, People and Governance
  • Our draft Capital spending projects

We also asked for your suggestions for how we can run services differently in the city in the face of the large savings we need to make.

You can read the Corporate Strategy 2017 - 2022 in full on our website:


Discussion events

Four citywide public events took place throughout November.  You can see a filmed example from our event at Henbury school on 15 November and from another public discussion at the Station on the 10 November.

Marvin Rees, the Mayor of Bristol, also recently took part in a one on one discussion with Ian Onions, Bristol Post’s Political editor.  You can watch Ian Onions putting questions and ideas from the public to the Mayor in our webcast library.


What happens next

After the consultation closes, results will be fed back to Scrutiny, the Mayor and his Cabinet  for consideration.  The Cabinet will meet on 24th January 2017 to discuss revised proposals.

Final budget proposals will be debated at Full Council on 21st February 2017 with the aim of setting the budget. Agreement of a majority of councillors is needed to approve the budget.

The Cabinet and Full Council meetings will be webcast live at and available for 6 months afterwards.  Members of the public can attend these meetings at City Hall.

The final Corporate Strategy will be published in March 2017 and results of the consultation will be published at after the budget has been set.


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