Agenda and draft minutes

Special, Licensing & Gambling Acts Committee - Thursday, 16th December, 2021 1.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, S42 6NG

Contact: Damon Stanton  01246 217011

Items
No. Item

LGA/1/20-21

Election of Chair

Minutes:

In the absence of a Chair, Members were requested to elect a Chair for the meeting.

 

RESOLVED – That Councillor M E Thacker MBE be elected Chair for this meeting of the Special Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee.

LGA/2/20-21

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence had been received from Councillors P Antcliff, A Hutchinson, H Liggett, S Pickering, T Reader and M Roe.

 

LGA/3/20-21

Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interests and/or other interests, not already on their register of interests, in any item on the agenda and withdraw from the meeting at the appropriate time.

Minutes:

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest and/or other interest, not already on their register of interests, in any item on the agenda and withdraw from the meeting at the appropriate time. 

 

No Declarations of Interest were made. 

LGA/4/20-21

Review of the Council's Policy Under the Gambling Act 2005 pdf icon PDF 414 KB

Report of the Environmental Health Service Manager

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report from the Environmental Health Team Manager which asked Members to consider the renewal of the Council’s Policy under the Gambling Act 2005.

 

Members heard that under the Gambling Act 2005, the Council was responsible for issuing premises licenses and that under the act, the Council was required to review it every three years. As part of this review, the Council was required to conduct a 12 week public consultation. The Committee also considered some amendments to the Statement of Principles.

 

RESOLVED – That:-

 

(1)            The Committee resolves to republish the current policy four weeks prior to its expiry date.

 

(2)      The Committee note the proposed amendments to the Statement of Principles under the Gambling Act 2005.

 

(3)      The Committee require the Joint Assistant Director – Environmental Health to carry out a public consultation on the proposed amendments

 

(4)            The Joint Assistant Director present a further report for consideration by the Committee on the outcome of the Public Consultation in order to consider the renewal of the Statement of Principles under the Gambling Act 2005.

 

LGA/5/20-21

Matters of Urgency

To consider any other matter which the Chair of the Committee is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There were no matters of urgency discussed at this meeting.