Licensing Committee - Thursday, 15th September, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room, First Floor, BCP Civic Centre Annex, St Stephen's Rd, Bournemouth BH2 6LL. View directions

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To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.


Substitute Members

To receive information on any changes in the membership of the Committee.


Note – When a member of a Committee is unable to attend a meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee, the relevant Political Group Leader (or their nominated representative) may, by notice to the Monitoring Officer (or their nominated representative) prior to the meeting, appoint a substitute member from within the same Political Group. The contact details on the front of this agenda should be used for notifications.



Election of Chair

To elect a Chair of the Licensing Committee for the 2022/23 Municipal Year.


Election of Vice Chair

To elect a Vice Chair of the Licensing Committee for the 2022/23 Municipal Year.


Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 317 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Licensing Committee meeting held on 10 March 2022 and the minutes of Licensing Sub Committee meetings held on 2, 16 and 30 March, 27 and 28 April, 11 and 26 May, 8 June, 6, 19 and 20 July, and 3 and 17 August 2022.


Note: The full exempt versions of the minutes of the Sub Committees held on 16 March, 6 July, 20 July and 17 August 2022 are also appended as restricted documents. At each of these meetings the Sub Committee resolved to exclude the press and public for the reasons set out in the public and exempt versions of the minutes.




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Public Issues

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution, which is available to view at the following link:


The deadline for the submission of a public question is 4 clear working days before the meeting.


The deadline for the submission of a public statement is midday the working day before the meeting.


The deadline for the submission of a petition is 10 working days before the meeting.



Review of the Hackney Carriage maximum fares and charges pdf icon PDF 134 KB

A request has been received by Mr David Lane on behalf of BCP Taxi and Private Hire Association for a 6% increase on the current Hackney Carriage Tariff.


The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 allows the Council to fix the rates or fares within the district for time as well as distance.


Any change in the tariff will be reflected across all three current Hackney Carriage zones within BCP Council conurbation.

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Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 347 KB

To consider the Committee’s Forward Plan and update as required.