Public Consultations

School Admission Arrangements

Dorset are running the annual consultation on the School Admission Arrangements 2020/2021 with effect from Monday 12th November 2018 to Friday 21st December 2018.

Details of the consultation will be available to view at,43802

Responses must be submitted either in writing to School Admissions Team, Dorset County Council, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ or by email to by Friday 21st December 2018. Upon the conclusion of the consultation period all responses will be considered carefully and a report will be presented to the shadow executive prior to the determination deadline on 28th February 2019.




Dorset and Poole consultation pages

For all current consultations affecting Dorset you can access the Dorset Consultation Tracker here:

For all current consultations affecting Poole you can access the Poole consultation page here:


Government Consultations

You can find details of current, active government consultations here:

Results from previous consultations

Local Council Changes

Councils across Dorset have consulted on changes to the structure of local government. There is more information and links to the results here:


Parliamentary Boundary Changes

The Boundary Commission for England is conducting a review of parliamentary constituencies, reducing the number of MPs to 600. To view the proposals, learn about the review and find out the results when they are published click here: