Agenda and minutes

Licensing & Public Protection Committee
Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Astley Room - Castle. View directions

Contact: Geoff Durham 742222 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Sweeney, J Tagg, G Williams and J Williams.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN RELATION TO LICENSING MATTERS

To receive declarations of interest from Members on items contained within the agenda

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest stated.

3.

MINUTES OF A PREVIOUS MEETING

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 September, 2018 be

agreed as a correct record.

4.

GAMBLING ACT 2005 - REVIEW OF STATEMENT OF LICENSING PRINCIPLES (GAMBLING POLICY) pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report outlining representations received in relation to the consultation on the draft Gambling Policy.

 

Paragraph 19.3 in the draft had now been removed and dates had been added in paragraph 1.4.  Paragraph 1.6 had the date included for the Full Council Meeting.

 

The policy needed to be published before 3 January, 2019.

 

Resolved:       (i)       That the responses to the consultation exercise be

received.

 

(ii)      That the updated Policy be presented for approval

          to Full Council at its meeting on 21 November, 2018. 

5.

FEES TO BE CHARGED FOR THE LICENSING OF SCRAP METAL DEALERS, GAMBLING, SEXUAL ENTERTAINMENT VENUE LICENSING 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report outlining fees to be charged in relation to licensing of Scrap Metal Dealers, Gambling and Sexual Entertainment Venues for 2019/20.

 

Members’ attention was drawn to paragraph 2.3 of the report  including a change that needed to be made under ‘Licences’ (2019/20 Fees):

 

For a Scrap Metal Dealer Site Licence the fee should be £270 not £265 and the Scrap Metal Dealer Collectors Licence the fee should be £215 not £210.

 

Resolved:     That the fees to be charged for the licensing of Scrap Metal

Dealers, Gambling and Sexual Entertainment Venues           for

2019/20 be agreed.   

6.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN RELATION TO PUBLIC PROTECTION MATTERS

To receive declarations of interest from Members on items contained within the agenda

 

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest stated.

7.

PRIVATE HIRE & HACKNEY CARRIAGE FEES & CHARGES 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report outlining the proposed taxi and private hire fees prior to consultation.

 

Members’ attention was drawn to paragraph 2.1 of the report which showed the proposed fees for 2019/20.

 

Members were advised that a notice would be placed in the Sentinel in respect of the consultation and the taxi Association would be notified.

 

Resolved:     (i)        That the proposed fees be noted by this Committee.

 

                        (ii)        That the proposed fees be sent out for consultation.

 

(iii)       That, following consultation, a further report be brought to this committee.

 

 

8.

DISCLOSURE OF EXEMPT INFORMATION

To resolve that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the attached report, because it is likely that there will be disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 7 in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Minutes:

Resolved:-                That the public be excluded from the meeting during

consideration if the following matter because it is likely that there will be disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1,2 and 7 contained within Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act, 1972

 

9.

MINUTES OF PUBLIC PROTECTION SUB-COMMITTEE MEETINGS

To consider the minutes of the Public Protection Sub-Committees which have met since the previous Licensing and Public Protection Committee.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the Minutes of the meetings held on 18 September, 2

October and 16 October, 2018 be agreed as a correct record.

10.

OUTCOME OF PROSECUTION PROCEEDINGS FOR BREACHES OF A NOISE NUISANCE ABATEMENT NOTICE ISSUED UNDER THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT 1990

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report informing Members of the outcome of prosecution proceedings for breach of a noise nuisance abatement notice.

 

Resolved:     That the report be noted.

11.

URGENT BUSINESS

To consider any business which is urgent within the meaning of Section 100B (4) of the Local Government Act 1972

Minutes:

There was no urgent Business.