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Working Together in Birmingham’s Neighbourhoods
Bereavement Services Service User Questionnaire 2018 (Quarter 3)
Ladywood Traffic Regulation Order Proposals
Sprint public transport routes
Sprint public transport - Hagley Road
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Bereavement Services Service User Questionnaire 2018 (Quarter 4)
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Public Art Guidance
BIRMINGHAM CARERS VISION AND COMMISSIONING STRATEGY 2018+
Birmingham Community Cohesion Strategy (Green Paper)
Birmingham Cycle Revolution - Cycle Parking 2018
Sparkhill Park Improvements
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We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

We asked for your comments on the proposal to amalgamate Bournville Infant School and Bournville Junior school to become a sinlge primary school.

You Said

Total written responses received: 8

Further details are in the results section of this consultation and in the decision report.

We Did

The School Organisation Team of Birmingham City Council looked at all of the comments in detail and produced a summary table of responses. Personal data has been removed from the responses (redacted). All redacted comments were sent to the decision makers for their consideration (a copy of redacted comments is availbale via the decision report linked to this consultation).

Determination (decision):

This proposal was approved jointly on 8th August 2018 by: the Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Culture; and, the Acting Corporate Director for Children and Young People.

Birmingham City Council, as the Local Authority, in exercise of the powers conferred on it, has determined to implement the proposal as detailed.

The letter of determination is attached to this consultation webpage.

The decision report is available from the Birmingham City Council website.

 

We Asked

Do you agree with the proposal to remove the minimum engine size restriction for private hire vehicles.

You Said

More than 80% of respondents were in favour of the removal of the minimum engine size requirement for private hire vehicles.

We Did

The results of this consultation will form part of a report which will be heard and approved by members at a future Licensing and Public Protection Committee before the requirement can be removed or amended.

We Asked

Whether you think the introduction of a penalty point scheme will help drive up standards of drivers and vehicles.

You Said

The results were split with half of respondents feeling that the introduction of a penalty point scheme will help drive up standards of drivers and vehicles with the other half feeling it will not make a difference.

We Did

The results of this consultation will form part of a report which will be heard and approved by members at a future Licensing and Public Protection Committee before any penalty point scheme can be adopted and introduced.