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Statement of Licensing Policy Review

Meeting: 21/01/2021 - Council Meeting (Item 3)

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To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport.

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The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport (Councillor Sheila Bailey) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) stating that Stockport Council was the Licensing Authority for the area of Stockport, and under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 (the Act) it was therefore responsible for the regulation of licensing matters within the borough.  The Act further required the Council to have a Statement of Licensing Policy which must be reviewed every five years. The current policy was last published in 2016 and so a review and publication was now due.

 

RESOLVED – That the Statement of Licensing Policy be approved and adopted.


Meeting: 22/12/2020 - Cabinet (Item 13)

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To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport.

 

Stockport Council is the Licensing Authority for the area of Stockport, under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 (the Act). It is therefore responsible for the regulation of licensing matters within the borough.

 

The Act requires us to have a Statement of Licensing Policy which must be reviewed every 5 years.

 

The policy states how Stockport Council will exercise its licensing functions in order to promote the four Licensing Objectives

 

The Cabinet is requested to recommend that the Council Meeting approves and adopts the Statement of Licenisng Policy.

 

Officer contact: Mark Glynn on Tel: 0161-474-3700 or by email on mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport (Councillor Sheila Bailey) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) stating that Stockport Council was the Licensing Authority for the area of Stockport, and under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 (the Act) it was therefore responsible for the regulation of licensing matters within the borough.  The Act further required the Council to have a Statement of Licensing Policy which must be reviewed every five years. The current policy was last published in 2016 and so a review and publication was now due.

 

The reported outlined the approach taken to review the existing Statement of Licensing Policy and the next steps in readiness for ongoing approval up to the Council Meeting on 21 January 2021.

 

It was commented that some councillors experienced frustration in relation to the strict parameters within which applications for licences under the Licensing Act 2003 were dealt with, with particular relevance to objections and the public nature in which those must be made.  In response, it was stated that this was governed by the requirements of the Act and the Council had no discretion to alter this.

 

RESOLVED – That the Council Meeting be recommended to approve and adopt the Statement of Licensing Policy.


Meeting: 07/12/2020 - Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee (Item 8)

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To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive.

 

Stockport Council is the Licensing Authority for the area of Stockport, under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 (the Act). It is therefore responsible for the regulation of licensing matters within the borough.  The Act requires us to have a Statement of Licensing Policy which must be reviewed every 5 years. Our policy was last published in 2016 and so a review and publication is now due.

 

This report outlines the approach taken to review the policy and the next in readiness for ongoing approval up to Full Council on 21st January 2021.  

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Ian O'Donnell on 0161 474 4175 or email: ian.odonnell@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) stating that Stockport Council was the Licensing Authority for the area of Stockport, and under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 (the Act) it was therefore responsible for the regulation of licensing matters within the borough.  The Act further required the Council to have a Statement of Licensing Policy which must be reviewed every five years. The current policy policy was last published in 2016 and so a review and publication was now due.

 

The reported outlined the approach taken to review the existing Statement of Licensing Policy and the next steps in readiness for ongoing approval up to the Council Meeting on 21 January 2021. 

 

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport (Councillor Sheila Bailey) attended the meeting to respond to questions from the Scrutiny Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.