Agenda and draft minutes

Licencing Committee - Thursday, 16th September, 2021 9.30 am

Venue: via video conferencing

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Councillor Euros Davies and Mark Strong apologised for their inability to attend the meeting.

2.

Personal

Minutes:

Condolences were expressed to the family of Mr Barry Evans who had recently passed away. Mr Evans had worked as a Licensing Officer with the Council prior to his retirement.

 

3.

Declaration of personal interest/prejudicial interest

Minutes:

None.

4.

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting of the Licensing Committee held on 26 November 2020 and to consider any matters arising from those Minutes pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED to confirm as a true record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on the 26 November 2020.

 

5.

General Update pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Minutes:

General Update

Consideration was given to the Report of the  Trading Standards & Licensing Manager and Senior Licensing Officer advising Members of activity undertaken by the Licensing Section since the last Committee meeting as follows:-

·         Coronavirus regulations – Update

·         Reviews of Premises Licenses - Licensing Act 2003

·         Events and Activities Group (Covid-19)

·         The Licensing Act 2003 (2020 UEFA European Football Championships) Order 2021

·         Gambling Policy Review

·         Gambling Matters

 

Following questions from the floor, it was AGREED:-

(i) to note the report for information;

(ii) to recommend to Council during consideration of the review of the Gambling Policy Review adopt a ‘No Casino’ policy as previously agreed at Council in 2018; and

(iii) that the chair would write to the gambling commission in respect of restricting the advertisement of gambling websites.