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Where the decision is likely to have an impact on the general public, a special consultation process is held to gather the views of the community. The consultation may take the form of a questionnaire, public meetings, exhibitions, posters or all of these, depending on the issue.

We regularly carry out consultation exercises before taking decisions on council services and strategies - here you can find out information on current consultations.

A direct feedback form is included in each consultation.

High Peak Borough Council Budget Consultation 2022/23

We will shortly be considering our budget for 2022/23, alongside our broader financial plans for the next 4 years.

Medium Term Financial Plan Update [789KB]

We welcome comments on the plan (linked above), from both businesses and individuals. The closing date for submission of comments is 15th February 2022.

If you would like to comment please email

Private Sector Housing Renewal Assistance Policy Consultation

The Council is obliged to periodically review it's Private Sector Housing Renewal Assistance Policy and ensure that public consultation takes place when the policy is updated. The Policy outlines the principles by which High Peak Borough Council will assist owner-occupiers, and tenants and landlords in the private sector with housing renewal in compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002 and the Housing Act 2004.

The High Peak Private Sector Housing Renewal Assistance Policy has been reviewed and the public consultation on the draft Policy for 2021-26 is now under way.

The consultation period will run for 8 weeks, and will conclude at 12:00 on Friday 4th March 2022.

All responses to the consultation should be sent to with the heading 'HP PSH Policy Consultation' in the subject line.

HPBC Housing Renewal Policy 2021 [915KB]

Highways England

Highways England are consulting on their proposals for the new A57 Link Roads which aims to reduce congestion through Mottram-in-Longdendale. Drivers travelling between Manchester and Sheffield often face delays when using the A57 and A628 Trans-Pennine route. This is because the route suffers from heavy congestion, causing unreliable journey times.

You can find out more about the project and details on how to get involved in the consultation on their webpage at  

The consultation was open until 17 December 2020.