Recently closed consultations

We seek input from people with an interest in a decision or proposed course of action by the councils. Consultation is not a democratic process; it is used to inform decision makers about what people think about a decision and its likely impact.

Find out more about our past consultations:


Consultation to support alignment of the Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury Taxi licensing handbooks

Closed on 05 November 2018
Audience: Public, the taxi trade and trade representative associations

Consultation to support development of Forest Heath District Council Statement of Licensing Policy (Licensing Act 2003) 2019-2022 and Newmarket High Street Cumulative Impact Assessment

Closed on 07 September 2018
Audience: Chief officer of police for the area, fire and rescue service, local premises and licence holders, businesses and residents

Civic leadership for new West Suffolk Council

Closed on 02 September 2018

New council ward boundaries

Closed on 27 August 2018
Audience: West Suffolk residents

Changes to council tax discounts for empty properties

Closed on 13 July 2018
Audience: Public, landlords, businesses, voluntary and community sector organisations

Changes to discretionary business rate relief policy

Closed on 24 June 2018
Audience: public, voluntary and community sector organisations

Homelessness Reduction Strategy 2018-2023 consultation

Closed on 12 June 2018
Audience: residents, stakeholders

Forest Heath SIR and SALP proposed modifications consultation

Closed on 08 June 2018
Audience: public, businesses and all stakeholders

Neighbourhood Planning in Exning

Closed on 29 March 2018
Audience: public, businesses, stakeholders

West Suffolk Council - electoral review consultation

Closed on 28 March 2018
Audience: West Suffolk residents, local businesses, parish/ town councils, elected members, political organisations