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Please note: The Draft Local Plan consultation has been postponed until further notice due to the Coronavirus emergency. Further updates will be available on the council website and Twitter.

Open Consultations

  • King Richard III School Area - Proposed 20mph Zone

    Leicester City Council is proposing to install a 20mph Zone in the King Richard III School Area. More

    Closes 17 April 2020

  • Hackney carriage and private hire vehicle licensing

    We are reviewing our policies and procedures for licensing hackney carriages and private hire vehicles. This is part of our taxi strategy, where we will look at all areas of taxi licensing to see where improvements can be made. Please note: In view of the Covid 19 pandemic we have extended... More

    Closes 30 April 2020

  • Private hire operator licensing

    We are reviewing our policies and procedures for licensing private hire operators. This is part of our taxi strategy, where we will look at all areas of taxi licensing to see where improvements can be made. Please note: In view of the Covid 19 pandemic we have extended the closing date for... More

    Closes 30 April 2020

  • Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Transport Priorities

    We are seeking your views on a 30-year transport blueprint for Leicester and Leicestershire. A draft document on Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Transport Priorities (LLSTP) has been prepared by the county and city councils to outline priorities for the two Local Transport... More

    Closes 25 May 2020

  • Leicester Local Plan 2020-2036 reference documents

    The urban area of Leicester is one of the fastest growing areas in the country, with a uniquely diverse population of about 650,000. Planning for the future involves anticipating future growth and making decisions about where we allow more development for homes and jobs, as well as identifying... More

    Closes 7 June 2020

Closed Consultations

  • Allotments survey

    As someone who holds an allotment, we would like to find out a little more about you and how you feel about the service provided. We would be grateful if you could spend a few moments completing this survey, which would help us to plan and prioritise our services better in the future. More

    Closed 31 March 2020

  • Council estates satisfaction survey

    Leicester City Council owns 20,830 properties across the city. This includes council houses, flats, maisonettes and bulgalows (this accounts for one in six homes in Leicester). In order to ensure these properties are managed and maintained properly, we regularly review services for current... More

    Closed 29 March 2020

  • Speech, Language and Communication Strategy consultation

    The number of children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in Leicester is above the national average. This strategy sets out how we will support children with SLCN. A comprehensive online and face-to-face audit was completed in 2019 to better understand the level of support... More

    Closed 22 March 2020

  • Climate emergency

    Scientists now agree that the climate is changing as a result of human activity. Global average temperatures have increased by 1ºc from pre-industrial levels and sea levels are rising. In Leicester and the rest of the UK we are already seeing the early signs of change. More frequent intense... More

    Closed 9 February 2020

  • Connexions service consultation 2019

    The Connexions Service was created in 2000 as a national support service for all young people aged 13-19 (up to 25 with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities). Funding that was originally given to local authorities for this service ended in 2011 as part of the Government’s public service... More

    Closed 31 January 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

Shoudl we apply a 20mph speed limit in the area?

You Said

12 valid responses were received to the online consultation (plus two duplicates):

  • 10 were within the consultation delivery area
  • Two were in Leicester city

We also carried out a paper consultation to residents in the area covered by the 20mph speed limit:

612 letters were delivered. 123 replied including 10 by online consultation which was a 20% response rate.

112 (88%) were in favour of the proposed 20mph speed limit, 14 (11%) against and 1 (1%) were unsure (including online consultation outside the area).

We Did

As a result of the support of the proposal, the City Mayor has approved the implementation of the scheme which is scheduled to come into force in spring 2020.

We Asked

Should we inroduce traffic calming measures in the area?

You Said

Seven responses were received to the online consultation:

  • Five were within the consultation delivery area
  • Two were in Leicester city

We also carried out a paper consultation to residents in the area:

88 letters were delivered. 39 replied including five by online consultation which was a 44% response rate

31 (77%) were in favour of the proposed traffic calming, 8 (18%) against and 2 (5%) were unsure (including the two responses outside the area).

We Did

As a result of the support of the proposal, the City Mayor has approved the implementation of the scheme which is scheduled to be installed in the spring 2020.

We Asked

We asked your views on our draft placement sufficiency and its aims and priorities.

You Said

In total, 66 surveys were completed and returned. The majority of responses were received by staff (41%) or foster carers at Leicester city (30%). Comments were also received from providers in the city and a single foster carer from an Independent Fostering Agency (IFA). Notably, 8% of our responses were from children currently or previously in care.

  • 88% of all respondents supporting the aims and ambitions identified in the strategy.
  • 46% of respondents said we currently have the right mix of homes for our young people, 27% said they didn’t know or wasn’t sure and 23% didn’t respond.
  • 77% of respondents said they were aware of the demands and challenged placed on the local authority in finding suitable homes.
  • Collectively 74% agreed with our priorities and actions for the next 3 years for each area of work: foster care, residential care, support living and commissioning, 6% disagreed and 20% were unsure or didn’t respond.
  • A range of comments were received which: evidenced the need for improvement, informed action planning and delivery and provided examples for working more collaboratively in the future.

We Did

We published our final strategy and delivery plan are available online.

This final version incorporates the views of children in care, care experienced young people, staff, foster carers and local providers.

Our plans will now be delivered by relevant services and overseen by the governance structure set out in our strategy. More detailed plans, which include many of the recommendations and comments put forward in this consultation, have been given to relevant departments to continue to improve services going forward.