Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Monday, 26th November, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Office. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of interest, if any.

Minutes:

There were no declarations made at the meeting.

2.

Adjournment of Meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED that in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 17(l), the meeting stand adjourned at 12.04 p.m. to be reconvened on this day at 12.14 p.m.

3.

Reconvening of Meeting

Minutes:

The meeting reconvened at 12.14 p.m.

4.

Duration of Meeting

Minutes:

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 33.1, the Committee considered whether it should continue its business as it had been in process for three hours and all business had not yet been considered.

 

RESOLVED that in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 33.1, the Committee, having sat continuously for 3 hours, continue to consider the items of business on the agenda.

5.

Application for a Review of Premises Licence - Doncaster Food & Wine, 89 Nether Hall Road, Doncaster, DN1 2QA pdf icon PDF 510 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered an application for a review of an existing premises licence for Doncaster Food & Wine, 89 Nether Hall Road, Doncaster DN1 2QA.

 

The review was brought before the Sub-Committee on the grounds of ‘the Prevention of Crime and Disorder’ and ‘Public Safety’ Licensing objectives. A summary of the application was attached as Appendix B to the report. 

 

Representations from the Public Health Authority and members of the local community in support of the review were attached at Appendix E to the report.

 

The Sub-Committee Members, the Applicant, the Premises Licence Holder and representatives acting on behalf of the Premises Licence Holder, persons making representations and Responsible Authorities, had received the agenda prior to the meeting.

 

Subsequent to the dispatch of the agenda papers, additional information from the Premises Licence Holders Agent relating the addition of further Conditions to be attached to the Premises Licence, had been circulated to Members of the Sub-Committee, the Applicant, persons making representations and Responsible Authorities prior to the commencement of the hearing.

 

At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair made introductions and outlined the procedure to be followed.

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the report and outlined the salient points.

 

The applicant from Environmental Health (Health and Safety) and a representative of Public Health, were in attendance at the meeting, made representations and answered questions.

 

The Premises Licence Holder and representatives acting for the Premises Licence Holder were in attendance at the meeting.

 

Prior to representations being made, a representative acting on behalf of the Premises Licence Holder, requested that the Sub-Committee exclude members of the public from the meeting in accordance with Section 14 Licensing Act 2003 (Hearing) Regulations 2005, to allow personal information to be disclosed which, according to the Premises Licence Holder, would impact on his and his families’ safety if disclosed.  The Council’s Solicitor advising the Sub-Committee, made reference to the Council’s rules of procedure for Licensing Hearings and the Licensing Act 2003 (Hearings) Regulations 2005, and clarified that the Sub-Committee could exclude the public from all or part of a hearing where it considered that the public interest in doing so outweighed the public interest in the hearing, or that part of the hearing, taking place in public.

 

The Chair and Members noted that there were members of the Public and Press present at the meeting and therefore:-

 

It was RESOLVED that in accordance with Council’s rules of procedure for Licensing Hearings and the Licensing Act 2003 (Hearings) Regulations 2005, the public be excluded from the part of the hearing where certain personal information was to be disclosed by the representative acting on behalf of the Premises Licence Holder and the Premise License Holder on the basis that the public interest in so doing outweighed the public interest in the hearing, or that part of the hearing, taking place in public.

 

The Premises Licence Holder and representatives acting on behalf of the Premises Licensing Holder, made representations and answered questions.

 

All parties were then asked to leave  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.