Licensing Committee - 5 December 2018
Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House05th December 2018
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday 5 December 2018 at 7.30pm.
Members of the Licensing Committee:-
Steve Drury (Chairman)
Martin Trevett (Vice Chairman)
Steven Halls, Chief Executive
27 November 2018
The Licensing Committee welcomes contributions from members of the public to its discussion on agenda items. Contributions will be limited to one person speaking for and one against each item for not more than three minutes. Please note that, in the event of registering your interest to speak on an agenda item but not taking up that right because the item is deferred, you will automatically be given the right to speak on that item at the next meeting of the Licensing Committee. Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.
In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.
Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance. This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Legislation and the laws of libel and defamation.
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the Licensing Committee Meeting dated 6 December 2017 and the Extraordinary Licensing Committee Meeting dated 15 October 2018.
3. ANY OTHER BUSINESS
Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.
4. DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
To receive any declarations of interest.
5. GAMBLING ACT 2005 - REVIEW OF STATEMENT OF LICENSING POLICY
This report seeks Members’ approval to adopt the amended Statement of Gambling Principles and Policy for the period 2018–2021 (hereafter referred to as “the draft Statement of Policy”). The amended Statement of Policy must be published no later than 3 January 2019 to come in to force by 31 January 2019. This will replace the current Statement of Policy (2016 – 2019) which was agreed in December 2015.
6. WORK PROGRAMME
To consider and made any necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.
7. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
If confidential business is approved under item 3, it will also be necessary to specify the class of exempt or confidential information in the additional item(s) and a resolution to be passed in the following terms:-
“that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs (1-7) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act”. It has been decided by the Council that in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.
1. OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above