Consultation Hub

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Featured Consultations

Open Consultations

  • Southside Traffic Regulation Order

    Work started in April 2021 to create a new public square outside the Hippodrome and to improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists in the area. The Southside Public Realm improvement scheme will create better connections and a cultural heart for Southside to further promote the area,... More

    Closes 24 September 2021

  • Businesses across Birmingham, can you help Birmingham City Council re-shape their Online Strategy?

    Birmingham City Council is working on its ​new digital strategy, which will shape online services and impact businesses across the city.​ We invite you to participate in a short online survey . We want to hear about how you use the council’s online services, and... More

    Closes 26 September 2021

  • Customer Service Strategy Engagement Questionnaire

    Every single resident, business and visitor of Birmingham is our customer. We know we have not always made you feel valued or the focus of our attention and have not organised our resources well enough to meet your needs. We... More

    Closes 27 September 2021

  • Perry Barr 2040: A Vision for Legacy

    Birmingham City Council would like your views on the consultation document: ‘Perry Barr: 2040: A Vision for Legacy’ which is available to download below (scroll to the bottom of this page and view related documents). This consultation seeks your views on the future... More

    Closes 29 September 2021

  • Highways Resurfacing Survey

    Welcome, and thank you for taking the time to share your views with us by completing this survey. It should take a few minutes to complete and there is space at the end if you wish to make additional comments on any point. When completing the survey please think about your recent contact with the... More

    Closes 30 September 2021

Closed Consultations

  • Race Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Workforce Questionnaire

    This survey has been brought to you by BCT’s Chief Executive and Executive Management Team to support the work of the Equalities and Diversity Manager. It will help us to better understand staff perception and thoughts around equalities, diversity and inclusion matters. We are... More

    Closed 21 September 2021

  • BLACHIR Phase 1 Engagement Workshop 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 September 2021

  • UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITAL PARKING MEASURES: Traffic Regulation Order

    Recent expansions at the University of Birmingham and facilities on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital site mean that more people are now travelling to this area. Together with new homes and an increase in car ownership, there are now significant pressures on parking in local streets. This can have a... More

    Closed 13 September 2021

  • Birmingham City Centre Segments

    'Transforming the city centre' is one of the big moves outlined in the draft Birmingham Transport Plan (January 2020). To achieve this, fundamental changes to how the city centre is accessed were proposed as part of a city centre ‘traffic segments initiative’. This would see the city... More

    Closed 10 September 2021

  • Publicising Fly-tipping and Environmental Crime Cases Policy

    Birmingham City Council has set a priority of working with residents and businesses to improve the cleanliness of the City, and uses approaches including enforcing the law to deter and tackle environmental offences like fly-tipping. Taking enforcement action is intended to address offender... More

    Closed 7 September 2021

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 feedback on the Traffic Regulation Order for the Highgate Controlled Parking Zone.

You said

24 responses were received.

We did

Having received your responses, we are now collating and reviewing all comments that were received whilst the consultation was open; we will update this webpage soon with the results.

An additional TRO consultation relating to this scheme is open between 12 August and 2 September 2021:

www.birminghambeheard.org.uk/economy/highgateparkingtro2

We asked

For feedback on the Traffic Regulation Order for the St Georges Controlled Parking Zone.

You said

46 responses were received.

We did

Having received your responses, we are now collating and reviewing all comments that were received whilst the consultation was open; we will update this webpage soon with the results.

An additional TRO consultation relating to this scheme is open between 12 August and 2 September 2021:

www.birminghambeheard.org.uk/economy/stgeorgesparkingtro2

We asked

For your comments and views on the proposal to alter the age range of St Benedict's Primary School to close the nursery class with effect from 31st August 2021.

You said

We received 10 responses to the consultation. 8 via BeHeard and 2 via email.

The responses were received from 2 parents, 1 pupil, 2 members of staff and 5 local residents.

7 of the responses were in favour and 3 were opposed.

A copy of all the responses, (with all personal information redacted) were sent to the decision maker, who considered all responses when making their decision.

We did

The Cabinet Member for Education Skills and Culture approved the proposal on 8th June 2021. A link to the decision can be found on this web page.

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

We would like to thank all those who took part in the consultation, your views are greatly appreciated and are very important to us.