The committee is responsible
for all matters under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act
2005. The 2003 Act concerns the regulation of the sale and
supply of alcohol, the provision of entertainment and the provision
of late night refreshment. The 2005 Act covers the control
and licensing of gambling (namely gaming, betting and
The committee agrees the
licensing policy and the gambling policy under the relevant Acts.
It has sub-committees called Licensing Panels to deal with
particular applications. It seldom meets.
Attending a meeting
You can speak or ask questions
about items on the agenda. To be allowed to speak, you must
register with democratic services by 5pm on the last working day
before the meeting. Please contact democratic services for more
information before registering.
You can observe most business
at public meetings. On occasion, the
committee may consider items on the agenda without the public
present. When this happens you cannot
watch the business taking place. The
agenda for the meeting will indicate if and when the public cannot
observe the business.