Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Panel - Tuesday 6 August 2019 10.00 am

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Election of a Chair


Councillor Paling was elected as Chair of the Panel.


Apologies for absence




Declarations of Interest




Consideration of an application for a premises licence - The Barber Shop pdf icon PDF 49 KB

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The Panel considered an application for a premises licence at the Barber Shop in accordance with the agreed procedure.


The Panel has heard evidence from:


-       Angela Robertson, the Applicant and Ian Robertson the Applicant’s husband.

-       Councillor John Richardson on behalf of Burton Joyce Parish Council who lodged and objection to the application.




Grant the application for a premises licence, subject to the Licensing Act 2003 mandatory conditions, the measures set out in the operating schedule included in the application form and the conditions agreed with the Police and set out below;


1)All members of staff involved in the retail sale of alcohol shall be fully trained. The training shall be ongoing and each member of staff shall be reviewed every 6 months.  All details of the level of training shall be recorded in a bound and sequentially paginated book or electronic record. This information shall be made available for inspection and copying by the Police or any other authorised person on request and all such records shall be retained at the premises for at least 12 months.

2)    A Challenge 25 scheme shall operate at the premises. Any person who appears to be under 25 years of age shall not be allowed to purchase alcohol unless they produce an acceptable form of photo identification. (eg passport, driving licence, Military ID or PASS accredited card).

3)    Challenge 25 notices shall be displayed in prominent positions throughout the premises.


4)    A CCTV system with recording equipment shall be installed and recorded on the plan appended to the licence. The system shall be installed prior to the premises carrying out licensable activities and maintained in accordance with the system. All recordings used in conjunction with CCTV shall:

·         Be of evidential quality

·         Cover the point of sale, entrance and exit

·         Indicate the time and date

·         Be retained for a period of 31 days

·         Sufficient staff will be trained to use the system

·         The original images will be made available for inspection immediately upon the request of police officers, or other authorised officers.

·         copies of recordings shall be provided in a format which can be viewed on readily available equipment without the need for specialist software.


The licence permits the supply of alcohol as set out in the application, between the hours of 12:00 – 18.30 Monday to Thursday and 12:00 – 21:30 on Friday and Saturday.


Having considered all the evidence before them, the Panel have found it helpful to hear how the Premises will be managed by the Applicant and now have a clearer understanding of what the business will involve and how the sale of alcohol will be managed.


Members have found it useful to understand more fully the layout of the Premises and the clear distinction between the bar area and the waiting area, particularly with regards to children who may be using the Barber.


The Applicants have explained how the business is to target more mature and customers who will be respectful of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.