Powys County Council welcomes petitions and recognises that they are one way in which individuals, community groups and organisations can express their views and concerns about something for which the Council is responsible. The Council’s Public Participation Strategy [currently under development] explains the other ways you can get involved in the democratic process.
Petitions are one of the most direct ways to suggest how something could change. Petitions can:
Petitions can be submitted in one of the following ways:
The requirements of this Petition Scheme will apply to whichever of the above is used. Please ensure you follow the information using this link More Information
If you create and submit an e-petition or sign an e-petition you will be asked to provide personal information. Personal information is also needed when you sign a paper petition.
The Council is the data controller for personal information collected for both e-petitions and paper petitions. The following is a link to the Council website regarding Data Protection and Privacy
Following a period of 21 days after the Council has responded formally, a paper petition will be destroyed and all e-signatories on an e-petition will be erased, unless during that period, the petition organiser has requested a review. However, should you wish your name to be removed before this time please contact the Data Protection Officer by email at Information Compliance and by phone at 01597 826400