Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee - Wednesday, 3rd November, 2021 11.45 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Contact: Members Services 

Items
No. Item

Lic/37/11/21

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To receive nominations for and appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Licensing Committee. 

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor Meadowcroft that Councillor Raine be appointed Vice Chair of the Licensing Committee.

Seconded by Councillor Sawrey-Cookson

 

For: 4

Against: 5

Abstain: 0

 

The motion therefore FELL.

 

The nomination having fallen, Councillor Baker was proposed.

 

Proposed by Councillor McCall

Seconded by Councillor Hanley

 

For: 5

Against: 4

Abstain: 0

 

And RESOLVED that Councillor Baker be appointed Vice Chair of the Licensing Committee. 

 

[Note: the Assistant Director Legal and Democratic Services presided over this item due to the absence of both a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman.  Councillor Baker was then Vice-Chairman in the Chair for the remainder of the meeting.]

 

Lic/38/11/21

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies had been received from Councillor Holden, with Councillor McCall deputising, and Councillor Lawson.

Lic/39/11/21

Minutes

To note that the minutes Lic/29/11/20 to Lic/36/11/20 of the meeting of the Licensing Committee held on 11 November 2020 were confirmed and approved by the Annual Council meeting held on 27 May 2021 as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated)

Minutes:

It was noted that the meeting of Annual Council held on 27 May 2021 resolved that minutes Lic/29/11/20 to Lic/36/11/20 of the Licensing Committee held on 11 November 2020 were confirmed and signed by the Chairman as correct record of those proceedings.

Lic/40/11/21

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered..

 

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made.

Lic/41/11/21

Questions and Representations from Members of the Public

To receive questions and representations from the public under Rules 10 and 11 of the Council Procedure Rules of the Constitution.

Minutes:

No questions or representations from the public had been received under Rules 10 and 11 of the Council Procedure Rules of the Constitution.  

Lic/42/11/21

Questions and Representations from Members

To receive questions and representations from Members under Rules 11 and 12 of the Council Procedure Rules of the Constitution.

Minutes:

No questions or representations from Members had been received under Rules 11 and 12 of the Council Procedure Rules of the Constitution.

Lic/43/11/21

Gambling Act 2005 - Review of Statement of Policy pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the Assistant Director Communities’ report PP23/21, which seeks the Committee’s response to the consultation on the proposed minor amendments to the Statement of Policy and also seeks the Committee’s approval of the amended policy.

 

RECOMMENDED that the draft revised Statement of Policy as set out at Appendix A to this report be approved prior to consideration by full Council.

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor Raine

Seconded by Councillor Harker

 

and RESOLVED that Council be recommended to approve the draft revised Statement of Policy as set out in Appendix A to this report.

Lic/44/11/21

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent

Minutes:

No items of urgent business were raised at this meeting.

Lic/45/11/21

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

No formal meeting of the Licensing Committee has been scheduled but, if necessary, a meeting will be held on the first Wednesday of the month.

Minutes:

No formal meeting of the Licensing Committee was scheduled but, if necessary, a meeting will be held on the first Wednesday of the month.