Committee details

Licensing & Gambling Acts Sub Committee

Purpose of committee

The Licensing and Gambling Acts Sub Committee is a Sub Committee of the Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee.


The Sub Committee includes the full membership of the parent Committee. The Sub-Committee deals with applications and reviews of licenses that cannot be conducted by officers under delegated powers. Meetings are scheduled monthly however they only sit when there is business to be considered. There are normally very few meetings each year.


More 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.


Statement of Licensing Policy


The Council has recently reviewed its statement of licensing policy and the revised policy will come into effect from the 1 February 2019.


The Statement of Licensing Policy can be found here.


Gambling Act Statement of Principles


The 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.


The Statement of Principles for Gambling Licensing can be found here.


Contact information

Support officer: Matthew Kerry. Governance Officer

Phone: 01246 242519