Consultation Hub

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We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

The Council adopted legislation in 2012 which gave it the ability to control and regulate Sex Establishments. A policy was developed at that time and the Council reviewed it through this consultation.

The questionnaire will be used to inform the draft policy, and a further consultation on the draft policy will take place later in the year.

This questionnaire was focused on all types of sex establishments, and a description of each type was included in the further information section at the start of the questionnaire.

You Said

The questionnaire received over 1,400 responses which will be used to further inform the Sex Establishment Policy.

We Did

The draft policy will be available for further consultation in due course, and the full results will also be available at this time.

We Asked

The consultation on the council’s proposal to introduce a new HMO licensing scheme in 12 central wards of Bristol was open for 12 weeks from 19 February 2018 until 13 May 2018. This consultation is now closed.

The consultation sought feedback from the public (including tenants, landlords and other citizens) on the licensing proposals, including the cost of a licence and various discounts, and asked for information about respondents’ experiences of renting or living near Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).

You can see the consultation information booklet and map through the links below:

Information Booklet


You Said

We received nearly 2,750 responses to the consultation survey, the results of which are available in the Consultation on proposal for an additional licensing scheme for houses in multiple occupation 2018 report.

We Did


We Asked

The Local Authority has a statutory responsibility to ensure that there is sufficient good quality childcare in the area.  Consultation on the draft plan for the recommissioning of the Childcare Development and Sustainability Service was carried out during the 15th January 2018 to 11th March 2018. 

You Said

We received 135 responses.  Please see the attached link for further details.

We Did

Following consultation, the Childcare Development and Sustainability Service received Cabinet approval on the 3rd July 2018 and went through a competitive tender process in 10 July 2018.  This service will commence on the 1 January 2019 with a maximum annual cost of £305,000.

Please see item No 10 from this link