Consultation Hub

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Featured Consultations

Open Consultations

  • Practice Evaluation October data entry

    Please use the following survey form to enter the outcomes of your practice evaluation. More

    Closes 27 November 2020

  • Parent Survey of Childcare during COVID-19 Autumn Term 2020

    Dear parent/carer, Birmingham City Council is undertaking a survey of parents and carers across Birmingham who currently use childcare, have recently used childcare or who will be looking to use childcare in the near future. We want your views, opinions and experiences of... More

    Closes 29 November 2020

  • Practice Week Observations Nov 2020

    Please complete this audit form for each practice observation you undertake in Practice week. Please submit this within 24 hours of the observation so the process of summarising the results can commence as soon as possible. Towards the end of the form you have the option to enter... More

    Closes 30 November 2020

  • ASTI Practice Evaluation Moderation

    Please complete this audit form for each Practice Evaluation you are moderating. Towards the end of the form you have the option to enter your email address to have a copy of your response emailed to you. You can enter your email or leave this blank. The deadline for the moderations... More

    Closes 30 November 2020

  • Eclipse User Survey

    Eclipse has now been live for just over a year, so we thought it is the right time to ask for your views of how easy Eclipse is to use in your day to day jobs. Please take a few minutes to answer the following questions on how Eclipse is working for you today. Your feedback will be used to... More

    Closes 2 December 2020

Forthcoming Consultations

  • Proposed Admission Arrangements for September 2022/2023

    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 2022/2023 academic year. More

    Opens 30 November 2020

Closed Consultations

  • Provider Survey of COVID-19 Circumstances- November 2020

    Dear provider Birmingham City Council is undertaking a survey of childcare providers from all sectors across the city asking a range of questions regarding the impact of COVID19 on your ability to operate now and moving forward over the Spring and Summer terms 2021 We... More

    Closed 25 November 2020

  • Permit Scheme for Road and Street Activities

    Extension of time for consultation Birmingham City Council have previously consulted on its proposed Permit Scheme which was due to close on 23 October 2020, during this time it has become clear that a number of works promoters were not given the opportunity to review and comment on the... More

    Closed 20 November 2020

  • DCSC Case Examples for Potential Transfer

    The purpose of this survey is to support the future development of the Disabled Children's Social Care Service. We would like each DCSC Team Manager to identify 4 cases that you believe could potentially be transferred to Family Support, ASTI, Safeguarding or CIC in the area teams. ... More

    Closed 20 November 2020

  • Council’s Hackney Carriage Community survey

    Following the recent decision to defer the requirement for new Hackney Carriages licensed in Birmingham to be Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) from 1 st January 2020 to 1 st January 2026, we would like to understand if there remains interest in the ULEV taxi rental scheme the Council... More

    Closed 17 November 2020

  • Economic Recovery Strategy Consultation

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of businesses it required is having a seriously damaging impact on the Birmingham economy, setting back the impressive economic growth we have seen in recent years. Recovery will be a lengthy process in many sectors, and each sector will need to respond... More

    Closed 16 November 2020

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 Licensing Act 2003 Statement of Licensing Policy.

You said

There were no responses received via the online consultation however any responses received via other means 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

If you support the improvement works to existing path between Woodgate Valley Country Park Visitor Centre and Bourn Brook

You said

25 out of 26 responders said they support the proposal.


We did

We will proceed with the scheme and aim to start the construction work in Autumn.

We asked

The Interim Executive Board (IEB) of Skilts School asked for your comments on this non-statutory proposal to temporarily change the age range of the school to allow for the current Year 6 pupils to remain at the school for an additional year into Year 7.

You said

29 responses were received through this consultation website from parents, governors, staff and other stakeholders.

We did

The school organisation team of Birmingham City Council shared all 29 responses with the IEB. The IEB is the proposer and decision maker for this non-statutory proposal.

Having considered the comments the IEB unanimously agreed to implement the proposal with effect from 1st September 2020.