Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Wallasey Town Hall

Contact: Anne Beauchamp  Committee Officer

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Vice-Chair in the Chair

6.

MEMBERS' CODE OF CONDUCT - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the Committee are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non pecuniary interests, in connection with any application on the agenda and state the nature of the interest.

 

Minutes:

Members of the Committee were asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non pecuniary interests in connection with any application on the agenda and state the nature of the interest.

 

No such declarations were made.

7.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 24 May and the special meeting held on 12 June 2018.

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Minutes:

Resolved – That the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 24 May and the Special Meeting held on 12 June 2018 be approved.

8.

MINUTES OF THE LICENSING ACT 2003 SUB-COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committees held on 20 July, 17 July, 23 August and 6 September 2018.

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Minutes:

Resolved – That the accuracy of the minutes of the Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee meetings held on 20 June, 17 July, 23 August and 6 September 2018 be approved.

9.

DRAFT STATEMENT OF POLICY UNDER THE GAMBLING ACT 2005 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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Minutes:

The Corporate Director for Business Management sought Members’ approval of the draft Statement of Policy under The Gambling Act 2005 in order that it may be presented to Council for approval on 10 December 2018.

 

The Licensing Manager reported that the Council’s Statement of Policy had first been published in December 2006 and had been reviewed in accordance with the requirements every three years.  The draft Statement of Policy was approved by this Committee on 12 June 2018 and was then circulated for consultation.  The consultation period began on 13 June and closed on 14 September 2018 and had been circulated to a number of consultees as stated within the report.  It had also been publicised on the Council’s website.

 

Members were advised that feedback had been provided by one consultee, namely, Talarius Limited who operate an Adult Gaming Centre in Wirral and that this feedback had been incorporated into the revised draft which was presented for approval by Members.

 

On a motion by Councillor A Hodson and seconded by Councillor L Rowlands it was -

 

RECOMMENDED – That the Draft Statement of Policy be recommended for approval by Council on 10 December 2018.