Agenda and draft minutes

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Chairman's Welcome and Housekeeping

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The Chairman opened the meeting by welcoming all Members of the Committee back to the Chamber The safety measures that were in place, once again, were highlighted. In the absence of a public gallery, due to capacity within the Chamber, the Chairman advised the Committee the meeting would be live webcast and extended her welcome to those watching at home.




Public Participation

Up to 15 minutes are allowed for public participation.  Participants are restricted to 3 minutes each.

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There was no public participation.




Minutes of Previous Meeting/s pdf icon PDF 197 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the Licensing Committee held on 10 June 2021.



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(a)       Licensing Committee – 10 June 2021  


RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Licensing Committee held on Thursday 10 June 2021 be confirmed and signed as a correct and accurate record.




Declarations of Interest

Members may make declarations of Interest at this point or may make them at any point in the meeting.

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There were no declarations of interest made at this point in the meeting


Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles (Gambling Policy) - Approval pdf icon PDF 144 KB

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Having considered the draft Gambling Policy, at their meeting in June 2021, when it had been approved for consultation purposes, the Committee gave further consideration to the Policy following the consultation period, with a view to recommending it to Full Council for adoption.


The consultation had taken place between the 14th of June 2021 and 6th of August 2021. As a result of responses received (1) a number of minor wording amendments had been made.  These did not affect the policy approach.  All amendments made as a result of the consultation feedback were detailed in Section 3.4 of the report.


With no questions or debate it was


RESOLVED that the Gambling Act 2005 – Statement of Principles be approved for RECOMMENDATION to Full Council, at its next meeting (1 November 2021) for final determination.