Consultation Hub

Welcome to Be Heard, Consultation Database for Birmingham's public sector. Accessing this website means you can participate in consultations about local issues that interest you. Using Be Heard means you can make your views known when decisions are being made about things that affect you and the area you live in.

For more ways to have your say including Petitions, details of local Councillor's Surgeries or live streaming of Council meetings please visit http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/consultations. Subscribe to our RSS feed for updates on latest consultations.

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Below are some of the issues we have recently consulted on and their outcomes.

Iron Lane/Station Road/Flaxley Road - Junction Improvements

We asked:
We consulted on the proposed improvement scheme at Iron Lane / Station Road / Flaxley Road – Junction Improvements in June 2015.
You said:
There was support for majority of the proposed measures. A number of request for additional measures were received. There were also some objections to some of the proposed measures.
We did:
The scheme will be reviewed in light of the feedback received which may result is some changes to the proposals. The Full Business Case for the scheme will be developed and presented in autumn 2015 to Cabinet Member for approval. Subject to securing all approvals and private land interests the works are programmed to commence on site spring 2016. For further information please email: transport.projects@birmingham.gov.uk.

Birmingham Smithfield - The visioning document

We asked:
We asked for your views on what Birmingham Smithfield could become in the future
You said:
You provided us with a variety of views and comments on the future of the area.
We did:
All views and comments received during the consultation are being carefully considered in the preparation of a masterplan for the area which is currently underway.

Free Distribution of Printed Matter

We asked:
Notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Birmingham (“Birmingham City Council”) propose by virtue of Section 94B and Schedule 3A, paragraph 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (“The 1990 Act”) (as inserted by the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005) and subject to considering any objections received, to designate certain places and streets where the distribution of free printed matter is prohibited without the consent of Birmingham City Council and subject to the following proposed conditions of consent.
You said:
The responses received will form part of a report
We did:
The responses received will form part of a report to be heard at a future Licensing and Public Protection Committee meeting.

During the consultation process, we ask for your feedback, you tell us and then we make positive changes. Public participation is key to our work. See what happens with We Asked, You Said, We Did.