Licensing Committee - 8 March 2017
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday 8 March 2017, to start at the conclusion of the Regulatory Services Committee meeting.
Members of the Committee:-
Councillors:- Steve Drury (Chairman) Joy Mann
Martin Trevett (Vice-Chairman) Sarah Nelmes
Eric Bishop Reena Ranger
Valerie Coltman Roger Seabourne
Heather Kenison Alison Wall
Steven Halls, Chief Executive
28 February 2017
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.
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 2 December 2015 (circulated separately to Members of the Committee).15 12 02 LI mins
3. NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS
Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances which 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. EFFECT OF IMMIGRATION ACT 2016 ON APPLICATIONS FOR PERSONAL AND PREMISES LICENCES UNDER THE LICENSING ACT 2003. ALSO THE INTRODUCTION OF THE POLICING AND CRIME ACT 2017 AND ITS IMPLICATIONS AND PROVIDE AN UPDATE ON RECENT SUB-COMMITTEE DECISIONS
To advise the Committee on changes to legislation governing the licensing process which are about to come into effect. Also report upon recent licensing sub-committee issues.17 03 08 LI i (05) Licensing Committee reportAppendix A
6. LICENSING COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME
To consider and make necessary changes to the Committee’s work programme.17 03 08 LI i (06) work programme
7. OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3.
8. 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.