Consultation Hub

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Featured Consultations

Open Consultations

  • Traffic Calming - Russell Road, Moseley

    As part of an area-wide safety scheme, the speed limit on Russell Road, Moseley and surrounding roads was reduced to 20 mph in October 2016. However, traffic surveys carried out in September 2020 show there are still some issues with vehicles speeding along the road. There have also been... More

    Closes today

  • Support Following Discharge from Hospital or Rehabilitation Bed - Your Views

    Spending time in hospital or in a rehabilitation unit can be a challenging and stressful experience for citizens. The priority is to get citizens home as quickly as possible with the right support in the community, as required, in order to minimize the risks of loss of condition and... More

    Closes 26 August 2022

  • Birmingham Food System Strategy Consultation

    The Birmingham Food System Strategy: Creating a Bolder, Healthier and More Sustainable Food City, sets out a city-wide approach to enable regenerative change across the food system and its impact on the lives of Birmingham citizens. Through this consultation we are asking you, Birmingham’s... More

    Closes 11 September 2022

  • Consultation on Proposal to Introduce Additional Licensing

    Birmingham City Council is keen to hear your views on the proposal to introduce addtional licensing across all 69 wards of the city before any decisions are made. If you are a tenant, resident, landlord, letting agent or a business, living or operating in the city you could be... More

    Closes 13 September 2022

  • Jewellery Quarter Neighbourhood Plan Statutory Consultation

    On 25th July 2022, Birmingham City Council launched the statutory consultation for the Jewellery Quarter (JQ) Neighbourhood Plan. The JQ Neighbourhood Plan has been prepared by the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust Neighbourhood Planning Forum (JQDTNPF). The JQ... More

    Closes 16 September 2022

Closed Consultations

  • Peer Mentorship Programme Lighthouse Event for Guests

    You are invited to attend an event at Lighthouse Youth Centre as a guest for a Peer Mentor volunteer. You will need to complete this survey to register for this event by the 14th August. The activity spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis and we will try our best to... More

    Closed 14 August 2022

  • Out of Hours (EDT) Audit (new 2022)

    This is the new Out of Hours (EDT) audit online tool. Please complete the following form for each PER ID that has been allocated to you to audit. For each audit you will need to review the RFSF/ contact and/or Referral form. For each referral make sure you go all the way through the... More

    Closed 14 August 2022

  • CASS Practice Evaluations (new 2022)

    This is the new CASS Practice Evaluation online tool. Please complete the following form for each PER ID that has been allocated to you to audit. For each audit you will need to review the RFSF/ contact and/or Referral form. For each referral make sure you go all the way... More

    Closed 14 August 2022

  • MASH Audit (new 2022)

    This is the new MASH Audit online tool. Please complete the following form for each PER ID that has been allocated to you to audit. We are interested in learning more about the MASH service, particularly in relation to strategy discussions. For each referral make sure you go all the way... More

    Closed 14 August 2022

  • Peer Mentorship Programme Lighthouse Event

    Thank you for your interest in the Peer Mentorship Programme and to all those who attended one or more of our training sessions. We have now successfully delivered training sessions on Mental health, Healthy eating, Sexual health and Covid-19. We hope these were useful to all those who... More

    Closed 9 August 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

Birmingham City Council asked for your comments on the proposal to establish a Special Educational Needs Resource Base at Ward End Primary School  from 1st September 2022.

You said

A total of 4 responses were received, 3 in favour, 0 opposed, 1 neither/don’t know. The responses were from 2 parents, 2 others.

We did

We analysised the consultation results and provided the decision maker with a copy of the summary and all comments received for their consideration (personal data removed).

The decision maker approved the proposal for implementation. Please see decision letter attached to this webpage. A full copy of the decision report can be found via a link at the bottom of this webpage.

We asked

For comments/views in regard to the Department for Transport Guidance for Taxi and Private Hire Licensing.

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

Birmingham City Council asked for your comments on the proposal to expand Oscott Manor School onto an additional site and increase pupil places offered from 1st September 2022.

You said

A total of 82 responses were received, 13 in favour, 66 opposed, 2 neither/don’t know and 1 didn’t answer that question. The responses were from a mixture of stakeholders including parents, pupils, staff and local community with approximately half of the total responses received being from stakeholders of neighbouring Erdington Hall Primary School and the local community around the proposed additional site.

The summary of results and comments are attached to the decision report (accessed via the link on this webpage).

We did

We analysised the consultation results and provided the decision maker with a copy of the summary and all comments received for their consideration (personal data removed).

The decision maker approved the proposal for implementation.

Please note: a Question and Answer docuemnt (Q&A) has been added to the bottom of this webpage.