Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee
Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 2.30 pm

Venue: Bridges Room - Civic Centre

Contact: Sonia Stewart, email:  soniastewart@gateshead.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

LC75

Minutes pdf icon PDF 283 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the last meeting held on

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 4 June 2019 were agreed as a correct record.

LC76

Appeals and Prosecutions

Nothing to report

Minutes:

Nothing to report.

LC77

Hearings and reviews before sub-committees pdf icon PDF 235 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director Communities and Environment

Minutes:

The Committee received a report providing details of Hearings and Reviews which have taken place between 1 May 2019 and 5 September 2019.

 

RESOLVED -              That the information be noted.

LC78

Licences, notifications, permits and registrations issued under the Gambling Act 2005 pdf icon PDF 18 KB

Report of the Acting Strategic Director, Communities and Environment

Minutes:

The Committee received a report providing details of Licences, Notifications, Permits and Registrations issued under the Gambling Act 2005 between 1 May 2019 and 5 September 2019.

 

RESOLVED -              That the information be noted.

LC79

Licences and Certificates issued under the Licensing Act 2003 pdf icon PDF 14 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Communities and Environment

Minutes:

The Committee received a report detailing the numbers of Licences and Certificates issued under delegated powers between 1 May 2019 to 5 September 2019.

 

RESOLVED -              That the information be noted.

LC80

Other applications and notifications processed under the Licensing Act 2003 pdf icon PDF 11 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Communities and Environment

Minutes:

The Committee received a report providing details of other applications and notifications processed under the Licensing Act 2003 between 1 May 2019 and 5 September 2019.

 

RESOLVED -              That the information be noted

LC81

LGA Update pdf icon PDF 239 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Governance

Minutes:

The Committee received a report informing them of recent guidance issued by the Local Government Association.

 

On 30 July 2019 the Local Government Association published its Licensing Act 2003 Councillor Handbook, which sets out information about –

 

·         What kind of activities require licensing, and in which circumstances

 

·         The role of Council’s in licensing, including the role of Members and responsible authorities and in terms of enforcement; and

 

·         What can be expected at hearings in terms of procedure and conduct.

 

The Handbook is available online at –

 

https://www.local.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/10%2036 Licensing Act 2003 V04%2031.pdf

 

RESOLVED -              That the information be noted