Decision details

West Suffolk Gambling Act 2005: Statement of Policy 2022 to 2025

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet will be asked to consider a revised Statement of Gambling Policy (SoGP) for West Suffolk Council. The SoGP sets out the Council’s approach to gambling licensing across the district. The Council is legally obliged to have regard to the SoGP when making decisions on licence applications or reviews.


The policy has been subject to public consultation and having taken responses into account, is now presented to Cabinet and Council for adoption.


Recommended to Council:

(14 December 2021)



1.           The revised Gambling Act 2005: West Suffolk Statement of Policy for the period 2022 to 2025, as contained in Appendix B to Report number CAB/WS/21/048, be agreed.


2.           The revised West Suffolk Local Area Profile (LAP), as contained in Appendix C to Report number CAB/WS/21/048, be agreed.

Report author: Jennifer Eves

Publication date: 11/11/2021

Date of decision: 09/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/11/2021 - Cabinet

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