Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee - Wednesday, 30 January 2019 6:15 pm, NEW

Venue: 11/12/13, Eastleigh House, Upper Market Street, Eastleigh

Contact: Matt Dobrowolski, Tel: 023 8068 8080  email:  matt.dobrowolski@eastleigh.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

6.

Public Participation

Minutes:

There was no public participation on this occasion.

7.

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.

8.

Chair's Announcement

Minutes:

The Chair wanted to thank Ben Attrill, Solicitor who worked for

Southampton & Fareham Legal Services Partnership and had supported the Licensing Panel Hearings at Southampton and Eastleigh Licensing Partnership. Ben had now left Southampton City Council to continue his career at Portsmouth City Council. The Committee wanted to wish Ben all the best in the future and to thank him for all the advice and support he provided.

9.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 44 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting held on  26 June 2018.

Minutes:

The Minutes from the meeting held on 26 June 2018 were approved as a correct record.

10.

Draft Licensing Act Policy pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A draft Licensing Act Policy for the purposes of consultation was approved by the Licensing Committee on 26 June 2018.

One consultation response had been received from the Public Health Team at Hampshire County Council. The draft document was amended in paragraph 4.6 following this consultation response. An updated paragraph 3.4 replaced paragraphs 3.4 to 3.6 following the advice of Hampshire County Council’s - Public Health department.

 

 

Councillor Lou Parker-Jones suggested that Paragraph in the Appendix A ( page 18 of the Agenda) relating to Sanitary accommodation be amended from “Premises are expected to provide sufficient provision of sanitary accommodation (e.g. water closets/urinals) for males and females adequately signed…” to “Premises are expected to provide sufficient provision of adequately signed sanitary accommodation (e.g. water closets/urinals)

 

RESOLVED –

 

That the Statement of Licensing Policy be recommended for adoption by the Council with the changes as agreed above .

11.

Draft Gambling Act Policy pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee considered the proposed Gambling Act Statement of Licensing Principles (Appendix A of the report).

The Council had received three responses to the consultation. These were from Gamcare, The Bingo Association and The Association of British Bookmakers.

The Bingo Association had suggested a minor amendment to paragraph 9.5.14 which had been subsequently amended. The other comments were considered by officers who felt no further changes were required.

The Committee agreed that Paragraph 9.5.14 of the Part B of the Gambling Act 2005, Section 349, Statement of Principles (Page 58 of the Agenda), would be amended from:

“Where under 18s are loitering outside the premises, steps should be taken by the premises license holder to move them on…” to read:

“Where under 18s are loitering outside the premises, proportionate steps should be taken by the premises license holder to move them on…”

 

RESOLVED –

 

That the Gambling Act Statement of Licensing Principles be recommended for adoption by the Council with the above amendment.