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

  • Learning from the lockdown period - Commissioning

    The covid19 outbreak and the lockdown that followed have meant sudden and important changes to the way we work. Most of us are currently at home, and our office has become virtual through collaborative spaces such as Teams. We share documentation and resources in a very different way from the... More

    Closes today

  • Virtual Health Assessment for Looked after Children and Care Leavers

    This is a survey consisting of just 4 consultation questions to capture the feedback from look after children and care leavers in Surrey, regarding health assessments. This feedback will then be formed into a report and distributed to the appropiate professionals, to improve professional practice... More

    Closes 29 May 2020

  • How was your experience contacting Surrey Children’s Single Point of Access?

    Thank you for contacting Surrey Children’s Single Point of Access (SPA). We would like your feedback on the experience you had, as we work toward delivering outstanding services for Surrey’s children and their families. This is about putting children, young people and their families... More

    Closes 31 May 2020

  • Surrey Non-Maintained School/ Independent School charitable status audit

    This survey is to ascertain the charitable status of Surrey County Council's non-maintained independent sector More

    Closes 31 May 2020

  • Parking controls request - Surrey Heath - March 2019

    Thank you for contacting us about a parking problem in Surrey Heath. This form must only be used to request formal parking controls. Usually these are requests for new (or changes to existing): •Double yellow lines •Single yellow lines •Permit parking (minor changes only)... More

    Closes 31 May 2020

Closed consultations

  • Our Voice Matters Survey - Secondary School & College aged young people

    The User Voice and Participation team want to know your views on all things Surrey, including your safety, public spaces and various services you may have used! We want you to be honest with us so we can feed this information back to the right people to implement change based on what you tell us!... More

    Closed 17 May 2020

  • Big Survey 2020

    This is a survey consisting of 36 consultation questions to capture the feedback from Look After Children in Surrey. This feedback will then be formed into a report and distributed to senior management to improve professional practice and service development. More

    Closed 17 May 2020

  • Big Survey 2020

    This is a survey consisting of 34 consultation questions to capture the feedback of Care Leavers in Surrey. This feedback will then be formed into a report and distributed to senior management to improve professional practice and service development. More

    Closed 17 May 2020

  • Our Voice Matters Survey - Primary School aged children

    The User Voice and Participation team want to know your views on all things Surrey, including your safety, public spaces and various services you may have used! We want you to be honest with us so we can feed this information back to the right people to make changes based on what you tell us!... More

    Closed 17 May 2020

  • Runnymede Parking Review 2019

    Thank you for your interest in our parking proposals. We will report the comments and objections that we receive about these proposals to the Parking Team Manager, who, in consultation with the chairman/vice chairman of the Joint Committee and the county councillor for the area, will consider... More

    Closed 8 May 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.