Review of the Gambling Policy Statement of
Principles under the Gambling Act 2005. The Gambling Act 2005 gives
Stockport Council the responsibility for granting gambling premises
licences within Stockport, issuing permits for gaming machines and
registering small society lotteries. The overall control of
gambling in the UK rests with the Gambling Commission along with
the responsibility for granting operating and personal
Under the Gambling Act, Stockport Council must review, consult and publish a Statement of Principles in relation to gambling policy every 3 years. As part of this process, the Gambling Act requires all Licensing Authorities to consult on the policy before publication. The consultation is due to take place for 8 weeks between 15th August – 10th October 2018.
The last review took place in 2015 and was published in 2016. The next review is now due, with a view to the policy being published on 2nd January 2019 and coming into force on 31st January 2019. The review has been carried out and makes no significant changes, however minor amendments have been made to simplify the wording and align further with AGMA policies across the region.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;
Decision status: Abandoned
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/09/2018
Decision due: 13 Sep 2018 by Council Meeting
Decision due: 13 Nov 2018 by Cabinet
Decision due: 29 Nov 2018 by Council Meeting
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Communities & Housing
Lead director: Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive
Department: Services to Place
Contact: Mark Glynn, Director of Place Management Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0161-474-3700.
Forward Plan Reference: C&H33
Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Yes
Relevant Scrutiny Committee for the purpose of call-in: Not applicable