Agenda and minutes
Wednesday, 6th January, 2010 10.00 am
Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA. View directions
Contact: Kasey Knight
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Charalambous, Delman, Pearce, Rodin and G Savva.
Members of the Committee are invited to identify any personal or prejudicial interests relevant to items on the agenda. Please refer to the attached guidance.
There were no declarations of interest.
To amend and/or agree updated Statement of Principles (Gambling Act 2005) and Licensing Police Statement (Licensing Act 2003) prior to their submission to Council for agreement.
RECEIVED the report of the Director of Environment and Street Scene, Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 - Enfield’s Policies (Report No. 170) asking the Licensing Committee to consider the updated Statement of Principles (Gambling Act 2005) and Licensing Police Statement (Licensing Act 2003) prior to their submission to Full Council on 26 January 2010.
NOTED the opening statement of Sue McDaid, Head of Trading Standards and Licensing, including:
i. The Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005 oblige the Council to review its licensing policies every three years;
ii. The Licensing Committee considered draft policies in August 2009 and decided not to pursue a cumulative impact policy;
iii. The draft policies were submitted for public consultation between 29 September and 27 November 2009;
iv. One response was received during the consultation period. The Metropolitan Police Service requested that details of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 be included in the Licensing Policy Statement (Licensing Act 2003).
v. No substantial changes had been made to the Gambling Act 2005.
AGREED to recommend to Council that the updated Statement of Principles (Gambling Act 2005) and Licensing Policy Statement (Licensing Act 2003) be approved.