Welcome to WCC's Consultation Pages.

We're committed to involving people in decisions that affect them, and value their input in planning, delivering and evaluating services.The Council is keen to make it easier for you to have your say on the decisions that affect you.

Consultations provide you with an opportunity to have your say. They also help us to find out what you think and to understand your priorities and concerns. 

Your participation makes a difference.

Open Consultations
Winchester District Gypsy and Traveller DPD (Pre Submission)
Call for Sites
Parks and Green Spaces Visitor Survey
See All Open Consultations
Forthcoming Consultations
Winnall Business Forum Feasibility Study
See All Forthcoming Consultations
Closed Consultations
Community Governance Review - West of Waterlooville
Central Winchester Regeneration Draft Supplementary Planning Document
Tree Planting 2017/2018
Winchester Sport & Leisure Park - Phase 3 Engagement
Location satisfaction survey
See All Closed Consultations

We Asked, You Said, We Did

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

We Asked

Purpose of Consultation - To consult with local people on options to change current parish council arrangements in Denmead and Southwick & Widley. This will aim to better serve the new housing the West of Waterlooville Major Development Area.

Scope and Methodology - This consultation was undertaken in line with the legal framework of Part 4 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007. To best ensure the engagement of local residents, the options for change were presented in a information and questionnaire leaflet that was delivered to all households in the two parish council areas. Two information events were also held in two venues in the local area. The consultation information and questionnaire were also published online on Winchester City Council’s CitizenSpace portal.

The consulation was open to the public from 18th January to 5th February 2018.

You Said

The consultation prompted 604 responses from members of the public (283 online, 321 by post/ in person).

 

Options

Online

Other

Total

% of responses

1. No change

22

30

52

8.6%

2. New Council formed

207

241

448

74.2%

3. Move MDA into Southwick & Widley PC

45

37

82

13.6%

4. Move MDA into Denmead PC

9

13

22

3.6%

 

There were also responses supporting Option 2 from Denmead PC, Southwick & Widley PC and the West of Waterlooville Advisory Group.

25 people attended the consultation events.

       

 

We Did

In view of the overwhelmingly majority in favour of Option 2, the report to the Licensing and Regulatory Committee recommends this is developed into a draft proposal for a consultation in March 2018.

We Asked

Purpose of Consultation - To consult with people who book Council owned sports pitches to get their views on the process of making bookings on behalf of their participants and to learn how best to improve the service.

Scope and Methodology- This consultation was targeted at the 22 most frequent persons / organisations using the booking systems to understand any current issues with booking pitches and to learn if users would welcome and prefer to use an online booking system.

The consultation information and questionnaire were published on Citizen Space. Phone contact was also made with the most frequent users of the pitches.  The consultation was open from 17th November 2017 to 8th December 2017.

You Said

The consultation received 19 responses - 14 online and 5 by phone.

 

Online

Phone

Total

%

Current system works well

8

5

13

68%

Would like online booking

14

5

19

100%

 

We Did

In view of the clear support for an online booking system the Council have engaged with a software supplier and are creating the system ready to go live later in 2018.

We Asked

Purpose of Consultation - To consult with residents and businesses who are parking permit holders to understand what is important to them as a customer of the Parking Service and to learn how best to improve the service.

Scope and Methodology - This consultation was undertaken to understand any current issues with parking permits and to learn what changes users would like to see made to the current permit system.

The consultation information and questionnaire were published on Citizen Space and paper versions were available to customers who visited the parking service in the City Council offices.  The consultation was open from 1st November 2017 to 30th November 2017, and was the 2nd top post on Facebook in November, reaching a total of 2.9k people.

You Said

The consultation prompted 88 responses.  61 online and 27 paper forms completed. The questions and the top three responses were:

What has been your experience so far of the permit/season ticket application process?

Total

%

There is nothing wrong with the current process.

37

42%

The current process is too long/bureaucratic/old fashioned.

19

22%

The current cost is too expensive.

8

9%

 

What would you like to change about the current permit/season ticket application system?

Total

%

I would like an online permit application/renewal system.

40

45%

I would like a more for the money I pay or a reduction in the cost of permits/scratch cards

14

16%

Nothing, the current service is fine.

11

13%

 

We Did

In view of the support for an online permit system the Council are looking to engaged with a software supplier and are in the process of creating a permit application system.