Committee details

Licensing Committee

Purpose of committee

This committee is responsible for:


(i)            The Licensing Committee will exercise all the powers and duties of the Council under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005, except for those functions which are reserved to the Council.


(ii)          The Licensing Committee may arrange for any functions that it exercises to be discharged by:

(a)  a sub-committee established by it;

(b)  an officer of the Council as Licensing authority in accordance with the Statement of Licensing Policy approved by the Council from time to time


The Committee will submit a report to the Council on any such arrangements that it may make


(iii)         Where the Licensing Committee exercises the function of determining any application or similar matter, it will do so through a Sub-Committee.



Contact information

Support officer: Kate Lowes, Tel: 0191 433 2088, Email: