Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Thursday, 29th April, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: democratic.services@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman of this meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor Jude Butt be elected Chairman of the Sub-Committee for the duration of the meeting.

Voting: Unanimous

 

2.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

The Chair advised that Councillor Julie Bagwell had submitted apologies for this meeting and that Councillor Lawrence Williams in his capacity as a reserve member would therefore be taking on the role of one of the Licensing Sub Committee members.

 

3.

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.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4.

Application for Variation of Premises Licence - More The Merrier, 68 Kimberley Road, Bournemouth BH6 5BY

To open and adjourn consideration of the above application until the Licensing Sub Committee meeting on 12 May 2021 in order to comply with the timescales of the Hearing Regulations.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee was advised that an application had been received to vary the licence of the premises known as ‘More the Merrier’, 68 Kimberley Road, Bournemouth, and that the Sub-Committee was being requested to open and adjourn consideration of this application until the Licensing Sub Committee meeting on 12 May 2021, in order to comply with the timescales of the Hearing Regulations.

RESOLVED that consideration of the application was opened and that it be adjourned until the Licensing Committee meeting scheduled for the 12 May 2021.

Voting: Unanimous

 

5.

Application for Variation of Premises Licence - Urban Reef, Undercliff Drive, Bournemouth

To open and adjourn consideration of the above application until the Licensing Sub Committee meeting on 12 May 2021 in order to comply with the timescales of the Hearing Regulations.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee was advised that an application had been received to vary the licence of the premises known as ‘Urban Reef’, Undercliff Drive, Bournemouth, and that the Sub-Committee was being requested to open and adjourn consideration of this application until the Licensing Sub Committee meeting on 12 May 2021, in order to comply with the timescales of the Hearing Regulations.

RESOLVED that consideration of the application was opened and that it be adjourned until the Licensing Committee meeting scheduled for the 12 May 2021.

Voting: Unanimous

 

6.

Application for a New Premises Licence for Anemos 15 The Quay Poole BH15 1HS pdf icon PDF 146 KB

An application has been received for a new premises licence for the premises known as ‘Anemos’, 15 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HS.

This matter is brought before the Sub-Committee for determination.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee were advised that the hearing on this application was no longer required as the applicant and objectors had now come to an agreement and the objection had been withdrawn.

RESOLVED that the Sub-Committee noted the hearing was no longer required.

7.

Exclusion of Press and Public

In relation to the items of business appearing below, the Sub Committee is asked to consider the following resolution: -

 

‘That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1, 2 and 5 in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act and that the public interest in withholding the information outweighs such interest in disclosing the information.’

Minutes:

RESOLVED that under Section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act and that the public interest in withholding the information outweighs such interest in disclosing the information.

 

8.

Review of Public Carriage Driver's Licence

The Licensing Sub Committee is required to determine whether the driver remains a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a Public Carriage driver licence (Christchurch zone).

 

Note: This item was deferred by the Sub Committee at its meeting on 15 April 2021 to enable the driver one further opportunity to attend the hearing.

Minutes:

This item was restricted by virtue of paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Exempt Information – Categories 1 (information relating to any individual) and 2 (information which is likely to reveal the identity of individual) and 7 (information relating to any action taken or to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of crime).

Attendance:

From BCP Council:

Michelle Fletcher – Licensing Officer

Nananka Randle – Licensing Manager

Linda Cole – Legal Advisor to the Sub-Committee

Sarah Culwick – Senior Democratic Services Officer and Clerk to the Sub-Committee

The Licensing Officer presented a report, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix ‘A’ to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

Councillors were asked to consider whether the driver remained a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a Public Carriage licence (Christchurch Zone).