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Featured Consultations

Open Consultations

  • Abbeyfields new Multi Use Games Area and landscaped Playing Field

    Funds have been allocated for a new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) and landscape playing field area as part of the wider Abbeyfields housing area scheme which was approved in November 2020 . The landscape works will include a new MUGA and lighting, a new informal grass playing field,... More

    Closes 19 May 2021

  • School Organisation: St Benedict's Primary School

    St Benedict's Primary School is a community school for pupils aged 3 - 11 years. The school is located on St Benedict's Road, Small Heath, Birmingham B10 9DP. (Small Heath Ward; Hodge Hill Constituency.) This proposal by Birmingham City Council, in collaboration with the Governing Body of... More

    Closes 20 May 2021

  • School Organisation Skilts Special School

    Proposal to Make Changes to Skilts Special School Skilts Special School is a Birmingham community special school located outside the City boundary in Redditch, Worcestershire. The School can currently offer up to 90 places for pupils aged 5 - 11 years who have an Education... More

    Closes 20 May 2021

  • E-scooters: Experimental Traffic Regulation Order

    As part of the Emergency Birmingham Transport Plan and through available funding from the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund (EATF), we have made a number of changes to enable people to travel safely and sustainably during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government has permitted... More

    Closes 26 May 2021

  • Commonwealth Games Public Realm

    As part of the preparation for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games , Birmingham City Council is proposing a package of public realm improvements. The works will be undertaken to enhance the walking experience and improve pedestrian safety along some of the Games’ designated walking... More

    Closes 28 May 2021

Forthcoming Consultations

  • Citizens Priorities in Adult Social Care Survey

    The People for Public Services is a citizen forum designed to support the development and delivery of adult social care services. At the meeting on 20 th April, we asked: “As a citizen of Birmingham, which Adult Social Care Services would you like to be discussed at a future meeting?” ... More

    Opens 17 May 2021

Closed Consultations

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 bus priority measures in four locations in Birmingham city centre:

  • Margaret Street
  • Bristol Street
  • Newhall Street
  • Snow Hill Queensway

You said

289 responses were received. Opinions for all for schemes was positive; in all cases more people chose the top two ratings than the bottom two ratings when asked what they thought of the proposals (six point scale from '5 - I really like them' to '0 - I really dislike them).

A number of specific issues were raised, most frequently about car parking, congestion and the night time economy.

More details can be found in the summary report, below.

We did

Transport for West Midlands will be seeking to present the bus priority designs as presented within the consultation through the next stage of Birmingham City Council's approval process. This will be presented in May 2021.

We asked

If you disagree with the proposed changes to the fees and charges, why do you disagree?

You said

(1)  Too expensive

(2)  The cost of burials are the highest in the region and should be reduced significantly

(3)  The fees for burials need to be reduced


We did

(1)  Most of the fees for 2021 have either been frozen since 2019 or reduced.

(2)  A comparison of fees for a traditional type grave and burial indicates that Birmingham City Council fees are now less than most of the neighbouring authorities.

(3)  Burial fees have either been frozen since 2019 or reduced. The fees compare favourably with neighbouring authorities.

We asked

Consultation has now closed

You said

0 responses were received

We did

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