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Information about Licensing Committee

The Licensing Committee deals with all of the council’s responsibilities under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 and any other associated matters that naturally fall within the jurisdiction of the committee where legislation permits.


The Licensing Committee has the power to appoint such sub-committees as may from time to time be necessary to discharge duties under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.


Each sub-committee will comprise three members drawn from the Licensing Committee and appointed by the head of democratic services having regard to the following:


Availability of councillors

Councillors selected are not representatives for the area in which the premises subject to the hearing or review is situated

Councillors do not have a personal or prejudicial interest in the matter to be determined

Cross-party representation on all sub-committees is achieved where at all possible.