Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee is a statutory Committee,
having functions under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act
2005. Meetings are scheduled monthly but can be held as and when
Full Committee considered statements of Licensing Policy and makes
recommendations to Council. Meetings of the Committee are scheduled
twice per year but can be held as and when required.
Committee sits as a
Sub-Committee to deal with applications and reviews of licenses
that cannot be conducted by officers under delegated
information on the terms of reference and responsibilities of the
Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee and Sub-Committee can be
found in Part
3 of the Council’s Constitution.
of Licensing Policy
Council has recently reviewed its statement of licensing policy and
the revised policy will come into effect from the 1 February
Statement of Licensing Policy can be found here.
Act Statement of Principles
Gambling Act 2005 requires each local authority to publish
a Statement of Licensing
Principles outlining how the authority will deal with
applications. The Council’s current Statement came into
effect on 31 January 2019.
Statement of Principles for Gambling Licensing can be found