Consultation hub

Welcome to Surrey Says. This site will help you find and participate in consultations that interest you in Surrey. Open, forthcoming and recently closed consultations are displayed below. Alternatively, search for consultations by keyword, postcode or interest. Our 'We Asked, You Said, We Did' section below highlights main findings from some closed consultations and also what happened as a result of the consultation.

Open consultations

  • Upper High Street, Epsom prohibition of waiting proposal

    Thank you for your interest in our parking proposals in High Street, Epsom. The legislation we must follow before introducing this scheme means that we need to allow objections and comments from the public to be considered before a final decision is reached about whether or not to go... More

    Closes 30 July 2020

  • Post 16 Transition Survey

    This Survey comes from the User Voice and Participation Team at Surrey County Council. The User Voice and Participation Team make sure the voices of children, young people, parents and carers are not only heard but they... More

    Closes 31 July 2020

  • Webinar led by Surrey Educational Psychology Service

    Webinar facilitated by Surrey Educational Psychology Service More

    Closes 31 July 2020

  • Early Years Providers - Information Sharing (COVID-19)

    The purpose of this survey is to enable Surrey County Council to obtain an overview of Early Years Provision availability in response to COVID-19. By sharing this information and keeping us updated you will enable us to support vlunerable children, those with EHCPs and those from Critical... More

    Closes 31 July 2020

  • UVP: End of year celebration 2020

    This is a short survey consisting of 2 questions, concerning a 'User Voice & Participation' end of year celebration. We want to know young people's thoughts, as they're higly valuable to our team, and enable us to throw the best events for them. More

    Closes 31 July 2020

Closed consultations

  • Graduated Offer Interventions

    Surrey Vulnerable Learners Team are working on their graduated offer to schools to support their ability to support children with additional needs through a graduated response. In order to shape our offer we want to know what screening tools and interventions are currently being used and... More

    Closed 3 July 2020

  • Universal Youth Work Proposal

    Engagement Events Webinar On behalf of Surrey County Council, I would like to thank all those who attended the webinar delivered on the 24 th June. that took place in replacement of the 3 outstanding engagement events that were postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions. ... More

    Closed 30 June 2020

  • Your Countryside

    Thank you for taking the time to participate in this survey. Surrey County Council owns a significant area of countryside for the purposes of recreation and conservation. We are interested in our residents views about the countryside and how you use it currently.... More

    Closed 28 June 2020

  • Keeping our Networks Alive

    The coronavirus pandemic has changed so much in society, our communities and our workplace. It has changed methods of communication, how we stay in touch with people and engage them. It has made us think more about how we reach residents and stakeholders and continue to hear their views,... More

    Closed 19 June 2020

  • Spreading the Word!

    We would like to understand the full extent of our readership for this regular ASC Information and Engagement Monthly Briefing and would like to invite you to complete a short survey with two very quick questions please. Thank you. More

    Closed 19 June 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

Do you agree with the proposal to expand Brooklands School from September 2020?

You Said

There were 15 responses following the publication of the Statutory Notices: 13 residents agreed with the proposal to expand the school and 2 respondants disagreed.

The majority of respondents acknowledged the benefit of expanding Brooklands School on the site at Alexander Road.

The main concern raised was about parking during drop off and collection periods and parking arrangements for the additional staff.

We Did

On 14 April  2020 Julie Iles, Cabinet Member for All-Age Learning, approved the recommendation to expand Brooklands School on the site at Alexander Road from September 2020. Any relevant permanent planning application required for the expansion will be pursued and determined in accordance with relevant planning legislation.

 

 

 

We Asked

Do you agree with the proposal to create a new school, amalgamating Christ Church C of E infant school and Englefield Green Infant School and Nurseries

You Said

 

  • The majority of respondents do not agree with the proposal (63%)
  •  32% of all responses were from parents of pupils currently at both schools
  •  The majority of parents of pupils at Christ Church C of E Infant School disagree with the proposal (68%)
  • The majority of parents of pupils at Englefield Green Infant School and Nurseries agree with the proposal (58%) 
  • Some respondents commented on the new school being a church school with 29 in support of the idea and 40 against.
  • Out of the 70 responses from parents of pupils at both the current schools only 21 made comments in relation to the religious designation of the new school, 16 were for the school being a Church of England school and 5 were against.

We Did

On 10 March 2020 Julie Iles, Cabinet Member for All-Age Learning, approved the recommendation to progress to statutory notices.

Statutory notices will be published from 11 March to 22 April 2020

The Leader of the Council will make a final decision on 12 May 2020

We Asked

Do you agree with the proposal to expand Brooklands School from September 2020?

 

You Said

There were 181 responses to the consultation: 175 responses agreed with the proposal; 4 responses disagreed and 2 ‘did not know’.

The majority of respondents acknowledged the benefit of expanding Brooklands School in the local area. Respondents also recognised having this type of specialist provision in Surrey will help to prevent primary school aged children travelling to school out of their local area

The concerns raised were about staffing arrangements, any potential increase in traffic during drop off and collection periods and parking arrangements for additional staff.

The respondents that answered “Don’t know” were local residents. Their concerns were about the additional parking arrangements and the size of the expansion.

We Did

The Cabinet Member has given approval of the Statutory Notice and the proposal to expand Brooklands from September 2020. Any relevant permanent planning application required for the expansion will be pursued and determined in accordance with relevant planning legislation.