Agenda and minutes

Licensing Regulatory Committee - Monday, 20 August 2018 2.00 p.m.

Venue: District Council Chamber, South Lakeland House, Kendal

Contact: Committee Services 

Items
No. Item

LR/7

Election of Vice-Chairman

Following the resignation of the previous Vice-Chairman as a Member of the Committee, to elect a Vice-Chairman for the remainder of the year.

Minutes:

Following the resignation of the previous Vice-Chairman from the Committee, it was

 

RESOLVED – That Councillor Andrew Jarvis be elected as Vice-Chairman of the Licensing Committee.

LR/8

Minutes pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 12 June 2018 (copy attached).

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the Chairman be authorised to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 12 June 2018.

LR/9

Minutes of Licensing Regulatory Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To receive the minutes of the two meetings of Licensing Regulatory Sub-Committees held on 4 July 2018 (copies attached) and for the Chairmen of the appropriate Sub-Committees to sign, as correct records.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the two meetings of the Licensing Regulatory Sub-Committees held on 4 July 2018 be received and the Chairman of the Sub-Committees be authorised to sign, as correct records.

LR/10

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests.  (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.)

 

Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

 

If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that no declarations of interest were raised.

LR/11

Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

To consider whether the items, if any, in Part II of the Agenda should be considered in the presence of the press and public.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that there are no excluded items on the agenda.

LR/12

Public Participation

Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question, make representations or present a deputation or petition at this meeting should apply to do so by no later than 0:01am (one minute past midnight) two working days before the meeting.  Information on how to make the application can be obtained by viewing the Council’s Website www.southlakeland.gov.uk or by contacting the Committee Services Team on 01539 733333.

 

(1)        Questions and Representations

 

            To receive any questions or representations which have been received from members of the public.

 

(2)        Deputations and Petitions

 

            To receive any deputations or petitions which have been received from members of the public.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that no questions, representations, deputations or petitions had been received.

LR/13

The Gambling Act 2005 - Draft Revised Statement of Gambling Policy pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To consider the revised Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy which has been subject to a consultation process prior to the revised Policy being forwarded to full Council for adoption.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Principal Food, Licensing and Safety Officer presented a report which requested that Members consider the revised Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy, following a formal consultation, and prior to it being forwarded to Council for adoption. The policy would lead to the enforcement and licensing of gambling being conducted in a fair and balanced way which would be beneficial to businesses and communities. The Principal Food, Licensing and Safety Officer outlined the consultation process which had been undertaken between 1 February and 30 April 2018 and explained that the consultation had resulted in two responses which were in favour of the revised policy subject to amendments which were outlined in Appendix 3 to the report.  

 

RESOLVED – That

 

(1)        the consultation undertaken with stakeholders and the responses to that consultation be noted;

 

(2)        the revised Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy, as attached to the report  (as Appendix 1), be endorsed; and

 

(3)        the revised Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy be recommended to Full Council for endorsement and adoption.