Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors M Ball and R Johnson.



Declarations of Interest

Under the Code of Conduct members are reminded that in declaring interests you should make clear the nature of that interest and whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest, registerable interest or other interest.



There were no declarations of interest.



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2023.


Consideration was given to the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2023.


It was moved by Councillor Simmons, seconded by Councillor French and




The minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2023 be approved as an accurate record of proceedings.



Review of Licensing Act 2003 - Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 396 KB

Additional documents:


The Environmental Health Team Manager presented the report to Members and highlighted the proposed changes to the policy following the consultation period, as detailed within the appendix.


In response to a question of clarity, the Environmental Health Team Manager provided further information regarding a Late Night Levy which could be used as a tool to deal with excessive public nuisance and, crime and disorder.   A proportion of the levy is retained by the Licensing Authority with the majority being given to the police. The income from the levy must be used to mitigate the harms being caused, for example additional policing or street cleaning. It was noted that they were rarely used by Licensing Authorities with only a few in existence across the country. Any request to consider the introduction of a levy would require consultation and support from the police.  Officers did not feel it was appropriate or proportionate to be introducing a late night levy in the district.


It was moved by Councillor J Legrys, seconded by Councillor Simmons and




Council approves the Draft Statement of Licensing Policy at its meeting on 14 November 2023.