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8/5/2021 11:47:00 AM
Expiration Date: 14.09.2021

Domestic Abuse Act


The Home Office seeks views on draft domestic abuse statutory guidance to support the implementation of the Domestic ...

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8/2/2021 2:17:48 PM
Expiration Date: 11.10.2021

Health and disabilit...


Consultation on how the welfare system can better meet the needs of disabled people and people with health conditions...

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8/2/2021 2:13:33 PM
Expiration Date: 08.09.2021

Carbon capture, usag...


Three proposed amendments to the Contracts for Difference regulations to facilitate power carbon capture, usage and s...

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8/2/2021 12:26:30 PM
Expiration Date: 15.10.2021

Building Safety Levy


The design of a proposed levy on developers who seek permission to build certain high rise residential buildings.

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8/2/2021 12:22:03 PM
Expiration Date: 22.09.2021

Local audit framework


The implementation of the Redmond Review recommendations of local authority financial reporting and external audit.

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7/20/2021 3:36:57 PM
Expiration Date: 17.08.2021

Draft legislation: P...


Share your views on the draft statutory instruments for the new Plastic Packaging Tax.

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7/20/2021 3:30:03 PM
Expiration Date: 13.09.2021

Digital identity and...


Share your views on how the digital identity system should operate.

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7/20/2021 3:27:12 PM
Expiration Date: 31.08.2021

Design of the Energy...


Share your views on the future design of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme to deliver energy efficiency meas...

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7/15/2021 11:17:59 AM
Expiration Date: 19.01.2022

Balkerne Gardens: pa...


This Traffic Regulation Order is to revoke restrictions on Balkerne Gardens on an experimental basis up to 18 months.

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7/15/2021 11:13:32 AM
Expiration Date: 05.09.2021

Permitted WEEE facil...


The Environment Agency consults on new guidance for facilities that treat waste electrical and electronic equipment.

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7/9/2021 11:42:32 AM
Expiration Date: 26.08.2021

Aligning the upper a...


Share your views on options for change including building in a period of protection so those aged between 60 to 65 ca...

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7/9/2021 11:32:56 AM
Expiration Date: 23.09.2021

Access to Cash Consu...


This consultation is the next step in legislating to protect access to cash and ensuring that the UK’s cash infrastru...

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7/9/2021 11:25:53 AM
Expiration Date: 24.09.2021

Maximising non-domes...


Share your views on proposals to help non-domestic smart meter customers save energy and manage costs.

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7/9/2021 11:13:02 AM
Expiration Date: 28.09.2021

Strengthening the En...


Share your views on on proposed changes to improve and strengthen the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).

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7/1/2021 12:20:53 PM
Expiration Date: 19.08.2021

Public service pensi...


Share your views on three changes to the mechanism, all of which are recommendations by the Government Actuary.

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7/1/2021 12:10:27 PM
Expiration Date: 22.08.2021

Warm Home Discount: ...


This consultation sets out the Government’s proposals for reforming the scheme in England and Wales from 2022/23

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7/1/2021 11:50:25 AM
Expiration Date: 24.08.2021

HM Treasury fundamen...


Share your views on a package of reforms to support the delivery of a 3-yearly revaluations cycle.

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6/23/2021 12:53:02 PM
Expiration Date: 16.08.2021

A12 Chelmsford to A1...


Proposed improvements including an extra lane and bypasses to the 15 miles of the A12 between Chelmsford and Marks Tey.

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6/17/2021 1:27:44 PM
Our Response

Local authority remo...


Share your views on local authorities to hold meetings remotely or in a hybrid format.

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6/16/2021 3:04:39 PM
Expiration Date: 09.08.2021

Environmental permit...


Environmental permit competence requirements and changes to technically competent manager attendance.

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6/3/2021 12:55:41 PM
Our Response

Active Travel Consul...


Share your views on why and how you travel.

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3/29/2021 3:10:36 PM
Our Response

Assessing new nuclea...


Share your views on the Generic design assessment of General Nuclear System Limited UK Hualong pressurised water reac...

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2021

Domestic Renewable Hea...

Closure of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme to new applicants, and reforms to future-proof the scheme.

Closure of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme to new applicants, an...

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Permitted WEEE facilities

The Environment Agency consults on new guidance for facilities that treat waste electrical and electronic equipment.

The Environment Agency consults on new guidance for facilities that treat was...

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Traffic Regulation Ord...

Changes to parking on Broman’s Lane and East Road.

Changes to parking on Broman’s Lane and East Road.

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Potential Improvements...

Share your views on the government's proposed framework to improve implementation and enforcement of the EPC future target.

Share your views on the government's proposed framework to improve implem...

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Health and disability ...

Consultation on how the welfare system can better meet the needs of disabled people and people with health conditions now and in future.

Consultation on how the welfare system can better meet the needs of disabled ...

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Balkerne Gardens: parking

This Traffic Regulation Order is to revoke restrictions on Balkerne Gardens on an experimental basis up to 18 months.

This Traffic Regulation Order is to revoke restrictions on Balkerne Gardens o...

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Active Travel Consulta...

Share your views on why and how you travel.

Share your views on why and how you travel.

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Clinical and healthcar...

Share your views on healthcare waste transfer stations and treatment of healthcare waste.

Share your views on healthcare waste transfer stations and treatment of healt...

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Domestic abuse support...

Views sought on draft Statutory Guidance and the draft Statutory Instruments

Views sought on draft Statutory Guidance and the draft Statutory Instruments

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TRAF/7476 - Experiment...

Legal order for the Essex County Council trial permitting electric scooters to be used on cycle tracks/cycle lanes.

Legal order for the Essex County Council trial permitting electric scooters t...

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Review of the Service ...

Potential changes to the SeRCOP and SEA to keep it fit for purpose.

Potential changes to the SeRCOP and SEA to keep it fit for purpose.

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Digital identity and a...

Share your views on how the digital identity system should operate.

Share your views on how the digital identity system should operate.

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Maximising non-domesti...

Share your views on proposals to help non-domestic smart meter customers save energy and manage costs.

Share your views on proposals to help non-domestic smart meter customers save...

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Reforming the public h...

Proposals to place health security and health improvement into two distinct areas: the UK Health Security Agency and the Office of Health Promotion.

Proposals to place health security and health improvement into two distinct a...

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The Future Buildings S...

Share your views on changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations.

Share your views on changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Pa...

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Amendments to the Floo...

Share your views on the proposed amendments to the Flood Re Scheme.

Share your views on the proposed amendments to the Flood Re Scheme.

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Review of 'Principles ...

Share your on a new draft guidance publication 'Principles for managing level crossing safety'.

Share your on a new draft guidance publication 'Principles for managing l...

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Consequential changes ...

Proposed consequential changes to existing permitted development rights.

Proposed consequential changes to existing permitted development rights.

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The COVID-19 vaccine i...

Making the vaccination a condition of deployment in older adult care homes.

Making the vaccination a condition of deployment in older adult care homes.

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Cat and Dog Microchipp...

Proposals for compulsory microchipping and scanning of dogs and cats in England.

Proposals for compulsory microchipping and scanning of dogs and cats in England.

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Carbon capture, usage,...

Three proposed amendments to the Contracts for Difference regulations to facilitate power carbon capture, usage and storage.

Three proposed amendments to the Contracts for Difference regulations to faci...

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Local audit framework

The implementation of the Redmond Review recommendations of local authority financial reporting and external audit.

The implementation of the Redmond Review recommendations of local authority f...

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New guidance on safe u...

Updated guidance on the safe use of council buildings.

Updated guidance on the safe use of council buildings.

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Traffic Regulation Ord...

Proposal to swop the location of a disabled badge holder and goods vehicle loading bay towards the east end of the High Street near St Nicholas House.

Proposal to swop the location of a disabled badge holder and goods vehicle lo...

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£15 million provided t...

Share your views on how to fairly allocate the £15 million provided to affected principal bodies.

Share your views on how to fairly allocate the £15 million provided to a...

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Amending the Renewable...

Share your views on the proposed altering of the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO).

Share your views on the proposed altering of the Renewable Transport Fuels Ob...

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Assessing new nuclear ...

Share your views on the Generic design assessment of General Nuclear System Limited UK Hualong pressurised water reactor (UK HPR1000)

Share your views on the Generic design assessment of General Nuclear System L...

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Contracts for Differen...

Share your views on a new Supply Chain Plan questionnaire for CfD applicants.

Share your views on a new Supply Chain Plan questionnaire for CfD applicants.

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National Planning Poli...

Share your views on draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework and a new draft National Model Design Code.

Share your views on draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework...

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Flexi-job apprenticesh...

Share your views on the operational framework for flexi-job apprenticeship schemes.

Share your views on the operational framework for flexi-job apprenticeship sc...

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Public service pension...

Share your views on three changes to the mechanism, all of which are recommendations by the Government Actuary.

Share your views on three changes to the mechanism, all of which are recommen...

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Proposals for changes ...

Proposals for changes to Gambling Commission fees from 1 October 2021

Proposals for changes to Gambling Commission fees from 1 October 2021

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Consultation for Walnu...

Invitation to review an Online Public Exhibition relating to the proposed new Walnut Tree Alternative Provision Academy, Colchester.

Invitation to review an Online Public Exhibition relating to the proposed new...

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Formal consultation on...

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on its draft funerals order

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on its draft funera...

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Amendments to local au...

Share your views on changes to the local audit (appointing person) regulations 2015

Share your views on changes to the local audit (appointing person) regulation...

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Draft legislation: Pla...

Share your views on the draft statutory instruments for the new Plastic Packaging Tax.

Share your views on the draft statutory instruments for the new Plastic Packa...

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Building Safety Levy

The design of a proposed levy on developers who seek permission to build certain high rise residential buildings.

The design of a proposed levy on developers who seek permission to build cert...

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Protect Duty

Share your views on how the Protect Duty can make the public safer at publicly accessible locations.

Share your views on how the Protect Duty can make the public safer at publicl...

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Essex County Council’s...

Tell us about your current broadband connectivity.

Tell us about your current broadband connectivity.

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Environmental permit c...

Environmental permit competence requirements and changes to technically competent manager attendance.

Environmental permit competence requirements and changes to technically compe...

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Domestic Abuse Act

The Home Office seeks views on draft domestic abuse statutory guidance to support the implementation of the Domestic Abuse Act.

The Home Office seeks views on draft domestic abuse statutory guidance to sup...

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Strengthening the Ener...

Share your views on on proposed changes to improve and strengthen the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).

Share your views on on proposed changes to improve and strengthen the Energy ...

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Access to Cash Consult...

This consultation is the next step in legislating to protect access to cash and ensuring that the UK’s cash infrastructure is sustainable

This consultation is the next step in legislating to protect access to cash a...

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Local authority remote...

Share your views on local authorities to hold meetings remotely or in a hybrid format.

Share your views on local authorities to hold meetings remotely or in a hybri...

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HM Treasury fundamenta...

Share your views on a package of reforms to support the delivery of a 3-yearly revaluations cycle.

Share your views on a package of reforms to support the delivery of a 3-yearl...

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Waste Prevention Progr...

Share your views on the Waste Prevention Programme for England.

Share your views on the Waste Prevention Programme for England.

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Residential Developmen...

The East of England Co-operative Society proposes to build a residential development and requests your views.

The East of England Co-operative Society proposes to build a residential deve...

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Community Health and W...

Health Education England (HEE) are scoping the workforce demand with employers.

Health Education England (HEE) are scoping the workforce demand with employers.

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Aligning the upper age...

Share your views on options for change including building in a period of protection so those aged between 60 to 65 can continue to benefit

Share your views on options for change including building in a period of prot...

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Policing inspection pr...

Share your views on HMICFRS's proposed policing inspection programme for 2021 to 2022.

Share your views on HMICFRS's proposed policing inspection programme for ...

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Warm Home Discount: be...

This consultation sets out the Government’s proposals for reforming the scheme in England and Wales from 2022/23

This consultation sets out the Government’s proposals for reforming the schem...

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The A120-A133 Link Roa...

You can view the scheme proposals for the A120-A133 link road via our virtual exhibition.

You can view the scheme proposals for the A120-A133 link road via our virtual...

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Independent review of ...

The Government’s response to the independent review of administrative law.

The Government’s response to the independent review of administrative law.

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Review of The Highway ...

Proposal to amend The Highway Code to improve safety on motorways and high-speed roads.

Proposal to amend The Highway Code to improve safety on motorways and high-sp...

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A12 Chelmsford to A120...

Proposed improvements including an extra lane and bypasses to the 15 miles of the A12 between Chelmsford and Marks Tey.

Proposed improvements including an extra lane and bypasses to the 15 miles of...

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Changes to permitted d...

Proposed changes to the General Permitted Development Order for electronic communications development.

Proposed changes to the General Permitted Development Order for electronic co...

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Design of the Energy C...

Share your views on the future design of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme to deliver energy efficiency measures in homes.

Share your views on the future design of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) ...

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