Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee - Monday, 14 March 2016 6:30 pm

Venue: Rooms 16/17, Eastleigh House, Upper Market Street, Eastleigh

Contact: Karin James, Democratic Services Officer Tel: 023 8068 8113; Email:  karin.james@eastleigh.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare interests in relation to items of business on the agenda.  Any interests declared will be recorded in the Minutes.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest in relation to items of business on the agenda.

2.

Training

Propose a joint training session for Members with Southampton City Council in the evening on 6 June 2016.

Minutes:

The Chair advised those present that a provisional date of 6 June had been set for Licensing Act training.  This was being arranged in conjunction with Southampton City Council.

3.

Eastleigh Borough Council/Southampton City Council - Partnership update

Minutes:

The Head of Legal and Democratic Services reported on licence applications and enforcement that had taken place over recent months.  The Chair commented that the partnership with Southampton City Council had now been running for eleven years and was not only one of the longest such partnerships but was also still very successful. 

4.

Changes to Licensing Act

Minutes:

Members were advised that there are various updates and changes in the pipeline to the Licensing Act 2005.  On this basis Members were advised it would be prudent to seek officer advice before quoting anything from the Act.  It was hoped such changes would be finalised prior to the training in June where matters could be clarified.

 

5.

Comment from the Chair

Minutes:

Members thanked Karin James for her contribution to the work of the Committee as this would be her last meeting of the Committee before her retirement in May 2016.