The Citizens’ Panel is a group of around 1,200 people who live in Bridgend County Borough who are regularly consulted on services run by the council.
What the Citizens’ Panel does
Members of the Citizens’ Panel receive up to three surveys per year on a range of topics such as street cleanliness, customer service, and the council budget. Citizens’ Panel members receive newsletters on a regular basis to keep them updated.
The results of the surveys are analysed by the consultation team who produce a report highlighting the key findings. Every response we receive is included. The report is then sent to the relevant services to consider the key findings. The information is used to help them plan, deliver and review local services.
Benefits of being part of the Citizens’ Panel
The benefits of being part of the Citizens’ Panel include:
- Citizens’ Panel members are notified when the council are undertaking formal public consultations, including the budget consultation, from the first day it goes live
- during public consultations Citizens’ Panel members are invited to attend events where they can discuss their ideas and concerns with officials
Join the Citizens' Panel
To become a panel member, you must be a resident of Bridgend County Borough, and over 16.
There are several ways to join: