Consultation now open for proposed Cornwall Devolution Deal!

13th December 2022 in Local News

Cornwall Council have now opened their public consultation on the proposed Cornwall Devolution Deal which would include an elected Mayor for the Duchy

You may have seen in the news lately that the Government and Cornwall Council have negotiated a proposed Devolution Deal for Cornwall.

The Government has set an important condition for the Cornwall Devolution Deal: Cornwall Council would need to change the way the Council is governed, from the current system of a Council Leader, elected by the 87 Cornwall Councillors every year, to a Mayor directly elected by the people of Cornwall every four years.

A public consultation on the proposed Cornwall Devolution Deal is now open!

It’s very important that residents get involved in this consultation as the proposed Deal would mean a big change for everyone living and working in the Duchy – this is your chance to have your say!

How do I find out more about the proposed deal?

Cornwall Council have produced a ‘Consultation Document’ where they explain what the Deal would do and the governance changes required:

Public Meeting – 30 January

Cornwall Council are holding a public meeting in Penzance to talk about the proposed deal:

How do I have my say?


Request a paper questionnaire:

Paper copies of the consultation survey questionnaire are available on request:

Tel: 0300 1231 118

Email: [email protected]

Closing date:

The consultation will close at midnight on Friday 17 February 2023.

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