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Local Government Policy 2021


From: Ministry for the National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government
Department for Local Government​)
​Published: 17 June 2021
Running till: 16 July 2021
​Last Updated: 19 July 2021

1.        Background

Government is seeking the public’s feedback on the new Local Government Policy. The scope of this policy is to bring the decision-making process closer to our people and provided a clearer direction on areas that contribute to the true wellbeing of our communities. The document, herein attached, gives an overview of the ten pillars, each referring to a specific area, which Government seeks to see increased participation from Local Governments.

The objective is for malta to have a new modern policy framework that empowers Local Governments to better deliver for the community. The Vision is for Local Governments to be agile, smart, and inclusive, making them the ideal vehicles for embracing unity within the community.

2.        Consultation Questions

Section 6 of the document houses several questions specific to each of the pillars proposed in the policy. Section 7 then presents more generic questions.

4.        Submission of input

Submissions were se
nt in by email to the address:

Submissions were received by 16 July 2021.
We thank you for your input.

Data Protection Statement the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586)

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In addition, please be aware of:
·         Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (Chapter 496)
As we are a public authority all documents we hold, including documents related to this public consultation process, may be released following a request to us under the Freedom of Information Act (Chap. 496), unless such request may be subject of an exemption arising from the same Act.​

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