Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee - Tuesday, 31 August 2021 6.30 pm

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Items
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127.

Apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors R Allen and Hodgkins with the substitution of Councillor Bray for Councillor Hodgkins authorised in accordance with council procedure rule 10.

128.

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To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 7 October 2020.

Minutes:

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

 

RESOLVED – the minutes of the meeting held on 7 October 2020 be confirmed as a correct record.

129.

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.

130.

Gambling Act 2005 - statement of principles (refresh) pdf icon PDF 386 KB

To consider the Gambling Policy (statement of principles) in light of the recent consultation exercise.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Gambling Policy (Statement of Principles) in light of the recent consultation exercise.

 

A member queried the period the policy covered as it would go to Council in October 2021 for approval but did not start until 2022. In response, it was explained that the current policy was valid until the end of 2021 and, once approved, the new policy would require a period of advertisement prior to commencement in January 2022.

 

It was moved by Councillor Cartwright, seconded by Councillor O’Shea and

 

RESOLVED – Council be RECOMMENDED to adopt the policy.