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This is a special meeting
Licensing Committee
1 Dec 2021 - 14:40 to 14:41
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  • Declarations of Interests



Standard Items


the meeting will begin at 2.15pm or on the rising of the Regulatory Panel whichever is the later.


To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions.


Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillor David Morton, Councillor Dr Leslie Tickner, Councillor Miss Lee Sherriff and Councillor Dr Helen Davison. 

Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any items on the agenda at this stage.


There were no declarations of interest affecting the business to be transacted.

To agree that the items of business within Part A of the agenda should be dealt with in public and that the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private.


It was agreed that the items of business in Part A be dealt with in public and the items of business in Part B be dealt with when the public and press were excluded.
Public Items

The Licensing Manager to submit a report requesting approval of the draft Gambling Act Statement of Principles for approval and recommendation to the City Council for adoption.
(Copy Report GD.85/21 herewith)

The final statement can be viewed on the Council’s website using the link below:

Members can also view the document in their group offices.

The Licensing Manager submitted the Draft Statement of Gambling Policy 2022-2027 for approval. (GD.85/21)

The Licensing Manager reminded the Committee that it had approved the revised Policy for consultation on 18 August 2021.  The consultation period had taken place from 23 August to 8 October 2021.  No responses had been received, therefore no amendments had been made to the Policy.

RESOLVED - That the final draft of the Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy 2022-2027 as attached to Report GD.85/21 be approved and recommended to the City Council for adoption.

Exempt Items

- NIL -

Members of the Licensing Committee

Conservative – Mrs Bowman (Chair), Mrs Mitchell, Meller, Morton, Nedved, Shepherd, Collier (sub), Mrs Mallinson (sub), J Mallinson (sub)
Labour – Miss Sherriff, Sunter, Dr Tickner, Miss Whalen (Vice Chair), Alcroft (sub), Patrick (sub)
Independent - Tinnion, Paton (sub)
Green - Dr Davison 

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to:

Additional Meeting Documents


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Dr Helen Davison  
Councillor David Douglass Morton Councillor John Richard Collier
Councillor Miss Lee Barbara Sherriff  
Councillor Dr Les Tickner Councillor Ruth Alcroft
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


Also Present: Assistant Solicitor
                        Licensing Manager
                        Regulatory Compliance Officer