Agenda and draft minutes

Regulatory and Licensing Committee - Monday, 27th September, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Will Stevenson 

Media

Items
No. Item

8.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were apologies from Cllr Deborah Baker, Cllr Shirley Barnett and Cllr Alistair Little

9.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

The Head of ‘Regulatory Services, Housing & Wellbeing’ and the ‘Partnerships, Community Safety and Licensing’ Manager both declared an interest as licence holders of the Community Lottery

10.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Minutes:

Members were informed of a minor alteration to Item 6 in the minutes of the previous meeting held 29 July 2021 and were subsequently approved as read

11.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Minutes:

The Committee noted the current contents of the Work Programme and were informed that this would be updated to include an additional meeting planned for November 22nd 2021. Members expressed a desire to see funding for electric car charging points on the agenda of the committee going forward

12.

GAMBLING ACT 2005 - DRAFT STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Senior Licencing Officer outlined the report to the committee. It was clarified that the Statement of Principles that had been reformatted to make it more accessible, easy to read and non-relevant matters to the district such as mentions of airports had been removed.

In response to questions from members, it was confirmed by the Partnerships, Community Safety and Licensing Manager that local head teachers and housing associations would be added as specific consultees in the consultation. It was also confirmed that the consultation will be open to all interested parties.

RESOLVED: Members unanimously approved the proposal ‘Gambling Act 2005 - Draft Statement of Principles.’