Welcome to our consultation section.

From here you can look at our current live surveys that ask you for your feedback on a particular subject or area of consultation. Unfortunately, due to the very tight timescales for implementation, some of these surveys will only be open for a very short period. This is so that the information being collected can be used to inform & influence work currently being undertaken.

Information or feedback that you supply will all help to go towards helping shape local & national documents/policies. Any reports or feedback from closed surveys and events will be added to our dedicated "Past Events" webpage

If you have had an experience (good or bad) that you would like to share with other parent/carers, please let us know more, by using our 'Share your experiences' webpage or emailing us at

The power is in your hands to help make a difference!

Live PCF Surveys

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SEND Jobs Fair 2019 - Share your story 

Q. Do you or the person you care for have a job?
Q. Would you recommend the company as a good employer for disabled people or Carers?
Q. Would your employer benefit from extra training in disabilities or Carers commitments?
Q. Would you be willing to share your experience to help inform other employers on good practice and ways they
could improve (this would be kept anonymous but help to shape advice and support that could be offered)


n.b. All surveys are in accordance with our Torbay PCF Data Protection & Torbay PCF Disclaimer policy 

Current local Surveys

Torbay Council consultations

How would like local services delivered in the future

Torbay Council are carrying out a Community Governance Review to decide if any changes should be made to local governance arrangements, including whether or not new town or parish councils should be set up.Town and parish councils are the most local tier of government in England; they are directly elected by local voters and are independent of other layers of local government.Town and parish councils represent their communities and do not have statutory responsibility for services such as social care, education or housing.

This consultation will close on Friday 15 March 2019.

Current national Surveys

"Increase funding for schools" national petition -

Schools are having to make difficult choices on how to spend their limited funding as their income has not kept pace with the rise in costs since 2010. All schools are working very hard to “make ends meet” but this is becoming increasingly difficult and verging on almost impossible.

Parliament debated the petition you signed on 4th March 2019 – “Increase funding for schools”

Watch the debate: Event/Index/198bdfcd-f451- 4891-a8b5-c8a888c4c2a0
Read the transcript: commons/2019-03-04/debates/ 2EB33517-190D-4882-8682- 4953D09C5CB0/SchoolFunding
Read the research:https://researchbriefings. ResearchBriefing/Summary/CBP- 8419


Patient experience survey
About our patient experience survey 2018–2019
We are currently undertaking our third biennial patient experience survey.  Our patient experience survey is unique in gathering the views of people with neurological conditions across England about their experience of health and care services across the country. It enables us to understand what’s good, and what’s poor, in people’s experience of local services. As with our previous surveys, we will use the results to campaign for improvements to these services. We plan to publish a report of our findings and recommendations in summer 2019.

The survey is live online from 17 October 2018 to 22 March 2019. It may take around 20 minutes to complete. Survey responses are completely confidential, and information about this is provided at the start of the survey.

Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff- consultation

Have your say on proposals to introduce mandatory learning disability and autism training for health and care staff.

This consultation closes at 11:59pm on 12 April 2019

 Allocations methodology for the 16 to 19 Discretionary Bursary fund - consultation

Give your views on proposals to change the methodology for the 16 to 19 discretionary bursary fund allocations.

This consultation closes 23 May 2019 

Implementing the NHS Long Term Plan - Proposals for possible changes to legislation - consultation

Give your views on potential proposals for changing current primary legislation relating to the NHS.

This consultation closes 25 Apr 2019

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