Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee - Wednesday, 7 October 2020 6.30 pm

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Apologies and substitutions


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


Councillor Bray for Councillor Nichols

Councillor Findlay for Councillor Hodgkins.


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To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 10 February 2020.


It was moved by Councillor Cartwright, seconded by Councillor Webber-Jones and


RESOLVED – the minutes of the meeting held on 10 February 2020 be approved as a correct record.


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.


No interests were declared.


Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 389 KB

To present the Statement of Licensing Policy.

Additional documents:


Consideration was given to a report which presented the draft Statement of Licensing Policy for adoption.


In response to a question from a member, the committee was informed that should an applicant state they were eligible to work in the UK but it later became apparent that they were not, a joint visit to the person would be undertaken along with the police and the Home Office immigration team.


In relation to the requirement for each sale of alcohol at a licensed premises to be authorised by a personal licence holder as highlighted in paragraph 9.1.7 of the document, members were informed that licence holders had to provide names of staff who would be selling alcohol when the licence holder was not present.


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


RESOLVED – the report be endorsed and RECOMMENDED to Council for approval.