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Appointment of Chair


Chairs Opening Comments

The Chair will introduce members of the Licensing Sub-Committee and officers present and invite the applicant and other parties to introduce themselves.


Declarations of Interest

Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary, personal or personal and prejudicial interests they may have and the nature of those interests relating to items on this agenda and/or indicate if S106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.   



The Chair will outline the procedure to be followed


Licensing Officer

The Licensing Officer will present the report

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The party making representations and/or their representative will address the members of the Licensing Sub-Committee, providing any information in support of their representation, and call any witnesses in support of their representation. These representations will be taken in the following order as applicable:-


a)            Police Representation

b)         Fire Service Representation

c)         Environmental Health Representation

d)         Weights and Measures

e)         Planning

f)          Social Services Representation

g)         Any other interested person (including the local ward Councillor if present)


The Application

The applicant and/or their representative will address the Licensing Sub-Committee, present information in support of the application, and to call any witnesses in support of the application, one witness at a time.


Final Submissions

Each party will have no more than five minutes to make their final submissions.


Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider that the press and public be excluded from the remaining part of the meeting pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that discussions may involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the provisions of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and public interest would not be served in publishing the information.



The Licensing Sub-Committee will make its decision in private and all of the parties will be asked to leave the room.  The Legal Officer and the Clerk will remain with the Licensing-Committee to give legal or procedural advice only.


Re-Admission of Press and Public



Upon reaching a decision, the parties will be asked to return to the room and the Chair will announce the decision.


If the Licensing Sub-Committee defer in reaching a decision, the Clerk will write to the relevant parties to tell them of the Licensing Sub-Committee’s decision within the relevant time-scale.