Agenda and draft minutes

Dorset Council - Licensing Sub-Committee
Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room A, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1UZ (DT1 1EE for sat nav). View directions

Contact: Kate Critchel or Elaine Tibble  01305 252234 Email: kate.critchel@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or 01305 224202 Email: elaine.tibble@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

37.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

No declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests were made at the meeting.

 

38.

Election of Chairman, introductions and Procedure pdf icon PDF 49 KB

To elect a Chairman for the meeting.

Minutes:

Proposed by Cllr D Beer and seconded by Cllr P Brown.

 

Decision: that Cllr E Parker be elected Chairman for the duration of the meeting.

39.

Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.

 

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

40.

Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 1 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.

 

Minutes:

Proposed by Cllr E Parker

 

Decision

 

That the press and the public be excluded for the following item(s) in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 1 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

41.

Determination of an application for a Personal Licence

To consider a report of the Team Leader – Licensing

Minutes:

The sub-committee considered a report on whether an application for a Personal Licence should be granted or rejected. The Licensing Team Leader set out the details of the application, all information had been submitted within the report.

Advice was presented by the Council’s Solicitor.

The applicant also addressed the sub-committee in support of her application.

Members asked questions of the applicant.

The Police Licensing Officer also made oral representations expanding upon the Police Objection Notice.

All parties were given an opportunity to sum up their case before the sub-committee adjourned for members to make their decision and on returning announced their determination:

Decision:

After careful consideration of all the evidence presented to them the sub-committee concluded that the application for a Personal Licence should be granted.