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The following apologies for absence were received:-
Councillor M. Day.
Councillor T. Smith
Declarations of Interests and Dispensations
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To consider the report of the Senior Licensing Officer.
Consideration was given to the report of the Senior Licensing Officer.
The Team Manager
– Trading Standards and Licensing advised that the report
sought to obtain the support of the Statutory Licensing Committee
for the revised Gambling Act 2005 - Statement of Licensing Policy.
The Team Manager added that the report had been presented to the
Statutory Licensing Committee for consideration prior to being
formally approved by full Council and advertised in a local
newspaper before coming into effect on
Team Manager added that the statutory consultation on the draft
Policy had been undertaken between
The Team Manager noted the preferred option and referred Members to the Final Policy as detailed in Appendix 1.
The Chair invited questions from Members at this juncture.
A Member asked if there was a limit on the number of gambling outlets and it was reported that there was no policy in place to restrict the number of gambling establishments.
In response to a question raised in relation to amendments to the Policy, the Team Manager confirmed that there had been no representations, therefore the Policy remained unchanged.
A Member asked when was the date of the next review and it was informed that it would be in 3 years.
RESOLVED that the report be accepted and the Statutory Licensing Committee supported the reviewed
policy as attached to the report in Appendix 1 and recommends approval by the Council (option 1).