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Contact: Heather Bowers
MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS OF REFERENCE
To note the membership and terms of reference of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee as agreed at the County Council meeting held on 26 May 2021.
15 Members (7:5:1:1:1)
Quorum – 4
Chair: I. Hutchinson
Vice Chair: C. Humphrey
Terms of Reference
(1) Except where the matter is delegated either expressly to the Head of Housing and Public Protection, or alternatively to officers in accordance with the Public Protection internal scheme of management, the Licensing and Regulatory Committee has the following delegated powers:-
(a) to be responsible for licensing matters relating to the following areas, including suspension and revocation of licences and applications where there has been a refusal to grant, renew or vary a licence, or where there are relevant objections to grant, vary or renew:-
(b) to be responsible for any other licensing matters, including applications for licenses or registrations which are not delegated to any other body;
(c) to make recommendations on licensing policy;
(d) to make an order identifying a place as a designated public place for the purposes of police powers in relation to alcohol consumption;
(e) to make recommendations to full Council in respect of bye-laws, including making new, or amending or revoking existing bye-laws;
(f) to consider and respond on behalf of the Council to consultation exercises where it is appropriate to do so following agreement with the Chairman of the Committee.
(2) Where the Licensing and Regulatory Committee exercises the function of determining any application or similar matter, it may do so through a Sub Committee.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee held on Thursday 11 February 2021, as circulated, to be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.
To receive for information the following Minutes of the Licensing and Regulatory Sub-Committee:
1 July 2021.
DISCLOSURE OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS
Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required to disclose any personal interest (which includes any disclosable pecuniary interest) they may have in any of the items included on the agenda for the meeting in accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council on 4 July 2012, and are reminded that if they have any personal interests of a prejudicial nature (as defined under paragraph 17 of the Code Conduct) they must not participate in any discussion or
vote on the matter and must leave the room.
NB Any member needing clarification must contact the Monitoring Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this agenda letter.
1) Hackney Carriage and Private Hire
To update Members and seek approval for consultation in respect of four areas associated with the licensing of hackney carriages, and/or private hire vehicles and drivers.
Future meetings of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee will commence at 1:30 pm and take place on:
Wednesday 27 October 2021
Wednesday 15 December 2021
Wednesday 16 February 2022
Wednesday 27 April 2022
To consider such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.