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Have your say in current consultations

We’ll publish details of current consultations on this page as soon as they are available, those which have recently closed are listed at the bottom. To find out more about the types of consultation and research we undertake such as annual surveys and statutory research please visit our consultation and research activities webpage.

Any published results will be available as depersonalised raw survey data or findings reports on our Open Data Platform. Details of other ways to access anonymised results may also be included in the recently closed consultations section.

Talkabout citizens' panel

We're currently updating Talkabout, our citizens' panel, which is one of the ways you can give us your feedback and views and influence what happens in York.

York and North Yorkshire devolution consultation

A public consultation is now running to gather views on how the proposed devolution deal for York and North Yorkshire would be implemented.

Find out more about devolution and how to take part in the consultation online.

Devolution consultation drop-in events

If you have any questions on the plans for devolution for York and North Yorkshire, you can join us at a drop-in event at one of our Explore libraries. A team will be available to offer more information, and you can share your views in person:

Consultation closes Friday 16 December.

Jubilee Terrace to Scarborough Bridge riverside path improvements

The Jubilee Terrace to Scarborough Bridge riverside path is a key route on the cycle network and is also well used by pedestrians. It connects the west of the city with the city centre and the Scarborough Bridge river crossing.

We're seeking your feedback to help us to understand the main concerns of local residents and path users, to inform improvements to the riverside path.

Take part in the Riverside Path consultation.

Consultation closes Sunday 8 January 2023.

Multi Use Games Area in the Heworth Without Ward

We are seeking feedback from residents and local organisations on plans to explore the installation of a Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) within the Heworth Without Ward area.

The MUGA proposal is part of the agreed S106 contribution from the Hungate development. During an Executive Decision session on 6 September 2022 the Heworth Without Ward was chosen and agreed upon as the location for a potential MUGA to be installed.

We would like to hear your thoughts on the proposed location for the MUGA and how you may use a MUGA for sporting activities in this area.

Your feedback will be used to help shape the council’s ideas for the site. To find more about the Executive Decision session read the agreed EDMS Report.

Get involved by:

To find out more about sporting activities taking place in your area, please visit the Live Well York website.

Consultation closes Friday 30 December

Hospital Fields Road cycle improvements consultation

We're proposing the installation of segregated cycle lanes along Hospital Fields Road, to separate cyclists from the carriageway.

The aim of the scheme is to improve the safety and usability for cyclists by providing segregated cycle lanes in the eastbound direction.

We want to hear your thoughts on these proposed changes prior to formal decisions being made. Take part in the Hospital Fields Road improvements consultation.

Consultation closes Monday 19 December 2022, 5.00pm.

Age Friendly York

We want older residents to help shape where they live by working with local groups, businesses and the council to identify and make changes to their physical and social environments.

Age Friendly York will:

  • enable people to live healthy and active lives
  • encourage communities to treat people with respect, regardless of their age

We will ensure decisions are resident focused by:

  • providing the opportunity to feedback at any point, through all aspects covered by Age Friendly York - there is no wrong time to have a view
  • to ensure you have access to what the key findings are from the consultations and how these directly inform the action plan
  • to ensure information is available about what has been achieved so far

We welcome your comments if:

  • you live in York and are an older person or have an interest in ensuring the best experience for people growing old in York
  • you work for an organisation that meets the interest of older people in York
  • you are part of a volunteer group that engages with older people
  • you are a carer or have a neighbour or relative that is an older person in York

We are therefore building the opportunities for continual feedback. Whether you have a single comment, want to add an additional comment to an Age Friendly York survey you have completed or want to provide your views for the first time, you can do so via these ongoing online surveys:

You can also provide general feedback via email: or Twitter: @AgeFriendlyYork.

For more information see: Age Friendly York.

Our Big Conversation

Our Big Conversation

Taking part in 'Our Big Conversation' will give you the opportunity to shape our response to the big challenges facing York

What will York look like in 10 years time? Have your say about the big challenges affecting York:

  • the climate emergency
  • where we live and our health and wellbeing
  • how we make sure York's economy works for all residents

This consultation is closed for now.

Recently closed consultations

  • York Drug and Alcohol Service - closed Wednesday 30 November 2022: We asked for your views on York's support for people with drugs and/or alcohol problems, and for those affected by someone else's substance use
  • St George's Field signalised crossing consultation - closed Monday 14 November 2022: We asked for views on the installation of a new signalised pedestrian and cyclist crossing the on the inner ring road section of Tower Street, adjacent to St George's Field
  • Sexual Health Service in York - closed 11 November: We asked users of the city’s sexual health services to help shape future provision by completing our survey. Your responses will be used to support sexual health provision in the future
  • Coordinated Admission Consultation for 2024-2025 school year - closed 13 November: we held a coordinated admission consultation on behalf of schools within York and the School Admission Authorities for the 2024 to 2025 school year
  • Enhanced Partnership consultation - closed 8 September: We asked for your views on a statutory Enhanced Partnership (EP) with local bus operators
  • York Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2022 to 2025 - closed 29 August: This was an opportunity for you to comment on the draft of the 2022 - 2025 Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) for York
  • Early Years and Childcare - closed 7 August: We held a survey to find out from parents and carers what their needs are in relation to early years and childcare places in York

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