Cheshire East Council - Consultation on waste collection reorganisation


Purpose of this consultation

As noted in the Council’s pre-budget consultation 2019-21:

The Council provides essential local services, such as social care for children and adults and highways and environmental services. The Council is facing financial pressure that is being driven by growing demand for statutory services, inflation and a period of reductions in Central Government grants. This situation is being faced by local authorities across England, and there is no single response, as each local authority faces its own local challenges.

Cheshire East Council prioritises services for vulnerable people, despite the financial challenges, but this means that other services must deliver cost savings. The Council continues to explore different ways of working with residents and our partners and that will require residents, where they are able, to make greater contributions to service costs.

The Council has been able to meet budget reductions by making savings and by improving the delivery of many of the services. The waste collection service is seeking to further contribute towards these by making additional efficiencies. The purpose of this consultation is to gather your feedback on our proposal for making these additional efficiencies.

Submitting your comments

The consultation is open until 5pm on Monday 7 January 2019, and you can respond with your feedback on the strategy either by:
  • Completing this survey
  • Emailing
  • Writing to the Research and Consultation Team, Second Floor, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ.
For any queries about this consultation, or if you would like to receive this questionnaire in an alternative format, please email

Once the consultation closes we will analyse all responses, and produce a summary report of them. This will then be sent for consideration by all key decision makers, and will be published online on our consultation webpages.

Your confidentiality is assured

Any personal information you supply will remain strictly confidential. The information you provide will only be used by Cheshire East Council to analyse results of this consultation. We will not pass on your personal information to any third parties.

We comply with all laws concerning the protection of personal and sensitive information, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To find out how we use your information see our privacy policy.