Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To consider any changes to the Policy Statement
Cabinet notes the feedback from the public consultation on the draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2021-2026 and recommends to Council that the draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2021-2026 be adopted.
Considerations/reasons for decision:
· Report from the Cabinet Member for Commercial and Operations on the draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2021-2026.
· Section 5 of the Licensing Act 2003 requires each licensing authority to prepare and publish a Statement of Licensing Policy every 5 years. The current policy was due for review in January 2021.
· The policy had been updated to reflect the latest statutory guidance published under the Licensing Act 2003 in April 2018.
· In accordance with the requirements of the 2003 Act, consultees included the Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee, the Alcohol, Entertainment and Late Night Refreshment Licensing Committee, responsible authorities and the public.
Other Options considered
The Council was required to review its Statement of Licensing Policy every 5 years.
Report author: Anne-Marie Coulthard
Publication date: 02/12/2020
Date of decision: 01/12/2020
Decided at meeting: 01/12/2020 - Cabinet