Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: De Montfort Suite, Hinckley Hub. View directions

Contact: Rebecca Owen  Democratic Services Manager

Items
No. Item

159.

Apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Morrell, Nichols and Webber Jones with the following substitutions authorised in accordance with council procedure rule 10:

 

Councillor Bray for Councillor Webber-Jones;

Councillor Walker for Councillor Nichols.

160.

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To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2018.

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Cartwright, seconded by Councillor Hodgkins and

 

RESOLVED – the minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2018 be confirmed and signed by the chairman.

161.

Declarations of interest

To receive verbally from Members any disclosures which they are required to make in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct or in pursuance of Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. This is in addition to the need for such disclosure to be also given when the relevant matter is reached on the agenda.

Minutes:

No interests were declared.

162.

Scrap metal dealers policy pdf icon PDF 186 KB

To seek approval of the policy.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members received a report on the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 and related policy. In response to members’ questions, it was noted that:

 

·         Public registers of all licenses were available on the council’s website;

·         Licenses were displayed at all licensed sites;

·         Over the last six years, two closure notices had been served;

·         Visits to sites were undertaken in conjunction with the Licensing Officer from the police;

·         If reports of unlicensed collectors were received, they would receive a visit from officers.

 

It was moved by Councillor Cartwright, seconded by Councillor R Allen and

 

RESOLVED – the Scrap Metal Dealers Policy be approved for consultation.