Agenda

Licensing Committee - Wednesday, 15th June, 2022 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall. View directions

Contact: Heather Bowers  01670 622609

Items
No. Item

1.

MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS OF REFERENCE

15 Members (7:4:1 Ind Gp, 1 LD, 2 Min Gp)

(same membership and chair/ vice chair as Licensing and Regulatory Committee)

 

Quorum - 4

 

Chair: I. Hutchinson

Vice Chair: C. Humphrey

 

Conservative

Labour

Independent Group

Liberal Democrats

Green Party

Ind Non-Grouped

J. Beynon

B. Gallacher

S. Lee

A. Sharp

M. Swinbank

 

T. Cessford

J. Foster

 

 

 

 

E. Chicken

K. Parry

 

 

 

 

C. Hardy

A. Wallace

 

 

 

 

C. Humphrey

 

 

 

 

 

I. Hutchinson

 

 

 

 

 

C. Seymour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terms of Reference

 

(1)      The Licensing Committee will exercise all the powers and duties of the Council under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005, except for those functions that are reserved to the Council.

(2)      The Licensing Committee may arrange for any functions which it exercises to be discharged by:-

 

(a)      a Sub Committee established by it; or

(b)      an officer of the Council as Licensing Authority.

 

The Committee will report to the Council on any such arrangements it may make.

 

(3)      Where the Licensing Committee exercises the function of determining any application or similar matter, it will do so through a Sub Committee.

 

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

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4.

DISCLOSURE OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS

Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required where a matter arises at a meeting;

 

a.         Which directly relates to Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (‘DPI’) as set out in Appendix B, Table 1 of the Code of Conduct, to disclose the interest, not participate in any discussion or vote and not to remain in room. Where members have a DPI or if the matter concerns an executive function and is being considered by a Cabinet Member with a DPI they must notify the Monitoring Officer and arrange for somebody else to deal with the matter.

 

b.         Which directly relates to the financial interest or well being of a Other Registrable Interest as set out in Appendix B, Table 2 of the Code of Conduct to disclose the interest and only speak on the matter if members of the public are also allowed to speak at the meeting but otherwise must not take part in any discussion  or vote on the matter and must not remain the room.

 

c.         Which directly relates to their financial interest or well-being  (and is not  DPI) or the financial well being of a relative or close associate, to declare the interest and members may only speak on the matter if members of the public are also allowed to speak. Otherwise, the member must not take part in discussion or vote on the matter and must leave the room.

 

d.         Which affects the financial well-being of the member, a relative or close associate or a body included under the Other Registrable Interests column in Table 2, to disclose the interest and apply the test set out at paragraph 9 of Appendix B before deciding whether they may remain in the meeting.

 

e.         Where Members have or a Cabinet Member has an Other Registerable Interest or Non Registerable Interest in a matter being considered in exercise of their executive function, they must notify the Monitoring Officer and arrange for somebody else to deal with it.

 

NB Any member needing clarification must contact monitoringofficer@northumberland.gov.uk.  Members are referred to the Code of Conduct which contains the matters above in full. Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this agenda letter.

5.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting will be held on  Wednesday 24 August 2022

 

6.

URGENT BUSINESS