Hampshire County Council

The Role of the Hampshire County Council

Hampshire County Council is responsible for delivering the following key services:

  • Adults’ Health and Care Social care (for people aged over 18 years old) including: residential and nursing care; day care and respite facilities for older people (aged 65 or over); services for people with a learning disability, mental health needs, autism or with a physical disability; support for carers and for people to maintain their independence; Public Health services.

  • Children’s Services Early years education and childcare; child protection; services for children in care; fostering and adoption services; support for children and young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, and their families; school admissions (applying for a school place); school places planning; support to pupils not in education, employment or training; school improvement; support for pupils with special educational needs; and home-to school transport.

  • Corporate Services Central support services such as Finance, IT and HR; the County Council’s call centre; legal and democratic support; communicating to, and engaging with, residents; managing grants to voluntary organisations; planning for emergencies. 7

  • Culture, Communities and Business Services Archives; country parks and public Rights of Way; libraries; Discovery Centres; museums and arts centres; County Supplies; school meals; registration of citizenship, births, marriages and deaths; and Trading Standards.

  • Economy, Transport and Environment Economic development (supporting the local economy); transport and strategic infrastructure planning, new roads, footways and cycleways; highway repair and maintenance; street lighting; traffic management and road safety; household waste disposal and waste recycling centres (‘tips’); minerals and waste planning; flood risk management, protecting the environment; and public community transport subsidies.

For more information on the key services please click here.

The County Councillor who Represents Wootton St Lawrence

Rhydian Vaughan is the County Councillor for Calleva, which includes Wootton St Lawrence.

Please click here for Rhydian Vaughan's contact details, responsibilities and committee appointments.

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