Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Act Panel - Tuesday 16 March 2021 10.30 am, NEW

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Alec Dubberley  Democratic Services MAnager

Note: Virtual Meeting 

Items
No. Item

5.

Appointment of Chair

Minutes:

Councillor Paling was elected as Chair for the meeting.

6.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

None recevied.

7.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

None.

8.

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 16 March 2020.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been previously circulated are agreed as a correct record.

9.

Any other items the Chair considers urgent

Minutes:

None.

10.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

To move that under section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the ensuing report on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That, the Members being satisfied that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the ensuing reports on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

11.

The Hearing - Application for a Personal Licence - BH

Minutes:

The panel considered an application for a personal license for BH

 

The Panel has heard evidence from BH (the applicant) and Michelle White (Nottinghamshire Police).

 

In making its decision the Panel has:

 

a)    Applied the test as set out in the licensing Act 2003 s120

b)    Had regard to Gedling Borough Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy dated 7 January 2019, and in particular Policy 3

c)    Had regard to the Guidance issued under the Licensing Act 2003 s182 dated April 2018

d)    Had regard to the Human Rights Act.

 

 

RESOLVED

 

To reject the application for the following reasons:

 

1)    The offence for which the Applicant is convicted is a relevant offence and will not become spent until 29 April 2024.

 

2)    The Panel have listened to the representations made by the Police and is satisfied that they have demonstrated that to grant the licence would undermine the crime prevention objective for the following reasons:

 

a)    The circumstances of the offence showed a poor sense of judgement and being involved in a serious group offence which concerns the Panel.

 

b)    There is still significant time remaining before the convictions will be spent.