Waverley Borough Council Committee System - Committee Document
Meeting of the Council held on 18/07/2006
Minutes of the Meeting of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee - 4th July 2006
Licensing and Regulatory Committee 3
WAVERLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE LICENSING AND REGULATORY COMMITTEE –
4TH JULY 2006
SUBMITTED TO THE COUNCIL MEETING – 18TH JULY 2006
(To be read in conjunction with the Agenda for the Meeting)
Mr L C Bate (Chairman)
Mrs S R Jacobs
Mr J M Savage (Vice-Chairman)
Mrs J R Keen
Mr M J Blower
Dr M-G Lane
Mr M W Byham
Mrs A E Mansell
Mrs E Cable
Mr W M Marshall
Mr V Duckett
Mr A Rayner
Mr R D Frost
Mr J R Sandy
Mr P B Isherwood
(Agenda Item 1)
The Minutes of the Meeting held on 9th May 2006 were confirmed and signed. The Minutes of the Meeting held on 11th April 2006, which had been laid on the table half an hour before the meeting, were also confirmed and signed.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
(Agenda Item 2)
Apologies for absence were received from Mr M J Blower, Mr P B Isherwood, Mrs J R Keen, and Mr J M Savage. Mr B G Shelley attended as a substitute.
DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS
(Agenda Item 3)
There were no interests raised under this heading.
PART I – RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COUNCIL
There are no matters falling within this category
MATTERS OF REPORT
The background papers relating to the following items in Parts II and III are as specified in the Agenda for the meeting of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee
PART II – Matters reported in detail for the information of the Council
GAMBLING ACT 2005 – DRAFT GAMBLING POLICY
(Agenda Item 4)
9.1 This Committee received a Draft Gambling Policy for Waverley. Once the draft has been approved, it will be the subject of a formal 12-week public consultation prior to the start of the first period when licence applications may be made under the Gambling Act 2005. Following consideration of responses to this the draft will be finalised and submitted again via the appropriate Committee and the Executive to the Council for adoption and introduction by early January 2007.
9.2 The Committee noted that as no information has been received yet on fee levels, Officers are unable to estimate if these would cover the extra administrative burden involved in implementing and operating the new legislation.
9.3 The Committee suggested making a representation to the Government to request a simplification of the administrative processes for voluntary organisation that might be caught by this legislation
9.3 After considering the Draft Gambling Policy in detail, recommending changes and making observations the Committee
RESOLVED that its comments and observations be conveyed via the Executive to the Council.
PART III – Brief summaries of other matters dealt with
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE LICENSING (GENERAL PURPOSES) SUB-COMMITTEE
(Agenda Item 5)
RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing (General Purposes) Sub-Committee held on 14th February 2006 be noted.
MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS OF THE LICENSING ACT 2003 SUB-COMMITTEES
(Agenda Items 6.1 and 6.2)
RESOLVED that the reports of the Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee ‘E’ held on 16th February 2006 and 25th May, and Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee ‘B’ held on 4th May 2006 be noted.
The meeting commenced at 7.00 pm and concluded at 8.26 pm