2019 - 20 Corporate Improvement Objectives

We want to deliver the best possible services to everyone who uses them. To do this we have developed four Improvement Objectives for 2019 - 2020.

We are seeking your views on Mid Ulster District Council's draft Corporate Improvement Objectives for 2019 - 20. Please read the four objectives below and indicate whether you agree or disagree with the objective, and add comments where applicable.

Mid Ulster District Council welcomes responses to the following questions: 

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* 1. What is your main interest in responding to this consultation? Please tick in which primary capacity you are responding to this survey

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* 2. Please provide your contact details below, (you may skip this question if you like, however, please be aware that we will be unable to keep you informed on the outcome of the consultation). Under the Data Protection Act (1998), Mid Ulster District Council (the Data Controller) has a legal duty to protect information it collects about you. Your information will not be disclosed to any third party, unless law or regulation compels such a disclosure.

The information that we hold will only be used for the purposes of keeping you informed about this consultation. By completing the details below, you are authorising Mid Ulster District Council to use the information for the purposes outlined above (Please note, you can request that your details be removed at any time). Refer to ** Confidentiality and Access to Information Legislation.

Do you agree that the proposed Performance Improvement Objectives are appropriate for our district? Please indicate if you agree, disagree and add comments where applicable.

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* 3. Improvement Objective One: To assist in the growth of the local economy by increasing the number of visitors to our district. 

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* 4. Improvement Objective Two: To improve the average processing time of Local Planning applications.  

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* 5. Improvement Objective Three: To improve the accessibility of our services by increasing the number available online. 

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* 6. Improvement Objective Four: To support people to adopt healthier lifestyles by increasing usage of council recreational facilities. 

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* 7. Please outline any improvements that you feel could be made by Mid Ulster District Council in the future.

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* 8. Please use the following space to provide any further comments relating to the draft Corporate Improvement Objectives:

This completes the survey, thank you for your feedback. Your comments and thoughts are important to our considerations in our review of the Mid Ulster District Council’s Draft Corporate Improvement Objectives. The outline of the survey will be published online in due course after Council has considered the final results.

Responses can be made by the following methods:

By post:

If you are submitting a paper copy of this survey by post, please return by 12 noon on Friday the 15th of March 2019 to the contact details below:

Performance & Quality Officer

Mid Ulster District Council

Circular Road


BT71 6DT

This document is available in a range of formats upon request, please contact us with your requirements, through the above contact details

By email:    info@midulstercouncil.org  by 12 noon Friday 15th March 2019.

In person:

Or alternatively a completed paper copy can be returned in person by 12 noon Friday 15th March 2019, marked FAO Performance and Quality Officer to any one of the following Offices:

Cookstown Office

Burn Road


BT80 8DT

Dungannon Office

Circular Road


BT71 6DT

Magherafelt Office

Ballyronan Road


BT45 6EN

All offices are open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Telephone: 03000 132 132 or email info@midulstercouncil.org 

**Confidentiality and Access to Information Legislation

Information provided in response to this consultation, excluding personal information, may be published, or disclosed, in accordance with access to information legislation; these are chiefly the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).

If you want the information that you provide to be treated as confidential, please be aware that, under the FOIA, there is a statutory Code of Practice (section 45) with which public authorities must comply and deals with amongst other things, obligations of confidence. In view of this, it would be helpful if you could explain to us why you regard the information you have provided as confidential. If we receive a request for disclosure of the information, we will take full account of your explanation, but we cannot give an assurance that confidentiality can be maintained in all circumstances. An automatic confidentiality disclaimer generated by your IT system will not, of itself, be regarded as binding on Mid Ulster District Council

For further information about confidentiality of responses please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office on 028 9027 8757 / 0303 123 1114 or email ni@ico.org.uk (or see their website at www.ico.org.uk).