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Featured Consultations

Open Consultations

Closed Consultations

  • BLACHIR Phase 3 Engagement Survey

    Birmingham and Lewisham African & Caribbean Health Inequalities Review (BLACHIR) is a joint research project between Lewisham Council and Birmingham City Council. It has begun ground-breaking work to gather insights on health inequalities experienced by African and Caribbean communities. ... More

    Closed 20 January 2022

  • Understanding COVID-19 Vaccination Perception

    In a continued effort to combat COVID-19 we are all being asked to get vaccinated. The vaccination effort is evergreen – this means that anyone can get their 1 st , 2 nd or Booster dose when eligible. This survey aims to understand what residents of Birmingham think about the vaccination.... More

    Closed 16 January 2022

  • Communication and Community Engagement Survey

    Birmingham City Council is keen to hear your views on how we communicate and engage with you. 2022 is set to be a big year for Birmingham, with the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Cultural Festival and other activities ongoing throughout the year. We know that there are a range of ways in... More

    Closed 14 January 2022

  • Becoming a parent survey

    There can be extra challenges to becoming a parent if you haven’t grown up with your birth family. We are trying to think about how we can design the best possible support services for parents and parents to be who are in care or are care experienced. Answering the questions... More

    Closed 12 January 2022

  • Proposed Admission Arrangements for September 2023/2024

    Birmingham City Council facilitates the consultation process on behalf of own admission authority schools in Birmingham who have instructed the Council to carry out the consultation on their proposed admissions arrangements for the 2023/2024 academic year. More

    Closed 3 January 2022

We Asked, You Said, We Did

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

We asked

For comments/views in regard to the draft Statement of Gambling Principles.

You said

Responses will be collated and reviewed and will contribute towards a report for the Licensing and Public Protection Committee to consider.

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.

We asked

The scheme aims to improve the A457 Dudley Road by reducing traffic congestion through junctions and improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. This is an area of the city where we expect a lot of changes to happen in the next few years and for travel patterns to change.

You said

As a result of feedback from the consultation and a review of the proposals, we are looking to make some changes to those that were originally proposed in the Barford Estate.

We did

Analysis of the responses provided indicates both strong support and disapproval of the revised proposals. 

Some valuable comments have been received from the local businesses and residents, which have assisted in revising the scheme to make further minor improvements.

We asked

We asked Birmingham residents questions specifically related to active travel, physical activity and sedentary behaviour, as well as safe travel.

You said

Responses from this questionnaire are being analysed and compared to ongoing engagement with Birmingham residents to identify any change in physical activity.

We did

We are feeding this data into a wider piece of work and influence future funding of initiatives.