Agenda and minutes

This date has changed from 11 October 2018, Committee of the Licensing Authority - Thursday, 8th November, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room 1, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding

Contact: Democratic Services  01775 764626

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Declaration of interests

Where a Councillor has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest the Councillor must declare the interest to the meeting and leave the room without participating in any discussion or making a statement on the item, except where a Councillor is permitted to remain ad a result of a grant of dispensation.


There were none.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 19 July 2018.


Consideration was given to the minutes of the meeting of the Committee of the Licensing Authority that was held on 19 July 2018.




That the minutes be signed as a correct record.


Gambling Act Policy pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To consider the revised Gambling Policy (Statement of Principles) (Report of the Executive Manager – People and Public Protection enclosed).

Additional documents:


Consideration was given to the report of the Executive Manager – People and Public Protection which sought the consideration of the revised Gambling Policy (Statement of Principles)


The Licensing Team Leader stated that the review had to take place every 6 years and that the consultation process had commenced on 19 September.


The gambling commission had asked that they be contacted if any legal challenges were presented. There had been none and therefore there was no need to contact the Gambling Commission.





1)    That the contents of the report be noted.


2)    That the Gambling Act Policy be recommended to Full Council.


Update on Matters relevant to the business of the committee

To receive a verbal update on committee matters.


The Licensing and Business Support Manager provided an update to the amount of premises licenses which had been received during Q1 and Q2. After the committee received the update, the following points were raised by members;


Councillor Casson provided an update on his activities relating to the committee. He stated that he had been out with the Police doing checks. He had also spent a day attached to trading standards whilst they were on duty.


Members stated that on Saturday 1 December 2018, on radio 4 there would be a segment on illegal cigarettes and this would feature Spalding, wherein Councillor Casson had recorded an interview.




Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent.



NOTE:            No other business is permitted unless by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified in the minutes, the Chairman is of the opinion that the item(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency. 


There were none