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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.

Featured Consultations

  • Women Talking, City Listening

    This project concentrates on having meaningful conversation with women, to better understand the issues they face today. Funded by central government, the Women Talking, City Listening project will collect the voices of women across the city until the... More

    Closes 30 June 2020

Open Consultations

  • Hackney carriage (taxi) passenger survey

    The council currently limits the number of hackney carriage (taxi) licences it issues. We are carrying out a survey to see if we should keep this limit, change it, or get rid of it altogether. On-street observations of vehicle movements and usage have already taken place, and a survey of the... More

    Closes 11 June 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 29 June 2020

  • Women Talking, City Listening

    This project concentrates on having meaningful conversation with women, to better understand the issues they face today. Funded by central government, the Women Talking, City Listening project will collect the voices of women across the city until the end of June. We will then report... More

    Closes 30 June 2020

  • Urban planning resources

    Originally scheduled for launch on 23 March 2020, Leicester City Council’s draft Local Plan consultation has been postponed until future notice due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency. However, a number of documents are available on this site which set out the council's current... More

    Closes 31 July 2020

  • Planning policy - call for sites

    The city council is asking interested parties to suggest sites which could help meet the city’s need for new homes and jobs as well as other land uses. The details submitted under this 'Call for Sites' will be assessed by the council for inclusion in the Leicester’s Housing and Economic... More

    Closes 31 December 2020

Closed Consultations

  • 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

    Closed 30 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

    Closed 30 April 2020

  • 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

    Closed 17 April 2020

  • 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

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.