Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
The Gambling Act
(2005) requires that all Licensing Authorities must publish a
statement of the principles of licensing that they wish to apply
when exercising their functions under the Act. This statement must
be published at least every 3 years and is therefore due for
The Gambling Act (2005) requires Licensing Authorities to consult on the statement of principles before publication.
The Council Meeting will be asked to approve a new statement of principles taking into account the outcomes of the consultation.
The Cabinet considered the outcome of a consultation on a review of the Gambling Policy and recommended to the Council Meeting that it adopt the Gambling Policy – Statement of Licensing Principles for 2022-2025.
Reason Key: Policy Framework & Budget;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Yes
Decision Reference: CAB367
Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.
Forward Plan Reference: SS28
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Cabinet Member/CLT/Scrutiny/Cabinet and public
Contact: Sarah Tooth, Services to Place Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0161 474 4176 Ian O'Donnell, Services to Place Email: email@example.com Tel: 0161-474-4175.
Report author: Jenette Hicks
Publication date: 17/03/2022
Date of decision: 15/03/2022
Decided at meeting: 15/03/2022 - Cabinet