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:


West Suffolk taxi policy consultation 2022

Closed on 18 May 2022
Audience: Key stakeholders (taxi drivers (both private hire and hackney carriage vehicles), license-holders operators), parish and town councils, community and charity groups (especially disability groups), businesses and business representatives (Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and Chamber

Draft five year housing land supply (5YHLS) consultation

Closed on 20 December 2021
Audience: Landowners, agents, developers

Proposed changes to Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme

Closed on 5 November 2021
Audience: Public sector partners, third sector organisations, registered providers, recipients of council tax support

West Suffolk Green Infrastructure Strategy

Closed on 15 October 2021
Audience: Everyone in West Suffolk

West Suffolk Gambling Act Policy Consultation 2021

Closed on 20 September 2021
Audience: General public, licensed premises, interested stakeholders, for example police

Animal Welfare Licensing Policy Statement Consultation

Closed on 30 August 2021
Audience: businesses, licence holders and  and stakeholders

Newmarket Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) Consultation

Closed on 19 July 2021
Audience: Defra, Environment Agency, Highways England, neighbouring local authorities, county council, town council, Newmarket BID, Jockey Club, county and district councillors for Newmarket, businesses and residents in the area covered by the AQMA

Alcohol and entertainment licensing: Newmarket Cumulative Impact Assessment Review Consultation

Closed on 5 July 2021
Audience: Public, businesses, stakeholders

Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Haverhill consultation

Closed on 22 February 2021
Audience: Business, residents, schools, community organisations, and residents associations

Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Bury St Edmunds consultation

Closed on 22 February 2021
Audience: Business, residents, schools, community organisations, and residents associations