Meeting documents

Statutory Licensing Committee
Monday, 30th April, 2018 9.00 am

Date: Monday 30th April 2018 Time: 9.00 a.m. Place: Executive Room, Civic Centre

Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

PresentAndReport toReport of
COUNCILLOR W. HODGINS (CHAIR)

Councillors: D. Bevan
D. Hancock
R. J. Hill
G. Paulsen
T. Smith
G. Thomas
B. Willis
J. Wilkins
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Item/Resolution Status Action
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1. TUDALEN GLAWR AGENDA GYMRAEG/WELSH VERSION OF AGENDA COVERSHEET
Tudalen Glawr Agenda Gymraeg/Welsh Agenda Coversheet (168K/bytes)
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2. SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION

It was noted that no requests had been received for the simultaneous translation service

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3. APOLOGIES

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors B. Thomas, M. Holland, D. Wilkshire and L. Winnett

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4. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST AND DISPENSATIONS

There were no declarations of interest or dispensations reported.

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5. GAMBLING POLICY - COMMENCEMENT OF CONSULTATION PROCESS
Report (39K/bytes)
Appendix 1 (234K/bytes)
Appendix 2 (470K/bytes)

Consideration was given to the report of the of the Team Manager, Licensing which was presented to inform the Licensing Committee of the work being undertaken to update the Gambling Policy and the consultation process required.

The Team Manager, Licensing spoke to the report and highlighted the background and context of the report. It was proposed that the consultation process should follow a similar format to previous years which included:-

  • A 12 week consultation via the Authority's website for local residents, community groups and businesses to respond.
  • Consultation with other departments in respect of local risk assessments.
  • Continued consultation with the Gwent Licensing Forum.
  • A formal notice to Gwent Police.
  • Written notification to responsible Authorities under the Act and local gambling businesses.
  • The use of Social Media to publicise the consultation.

The Team Manager advised that the statutory date for publication of the policy was 3rd January, 2019 and the statutory date for commencement of the policy was 31st January, 2019.

RESOLVED that the report be accepted and the Committee agreed that the draft Gambling Policy be consulted on in its current draft form.

Agreed
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