Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - 3rd Floor - Civic Centre

Contact: Donna Cope, Democratic Services Officer  Tel: 01902 554452 Email:  donna.cope@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor John Rowley.

 

Councillor Greg Brackenridge informed the Chair that he needed to withdraw from the meeting at 11am.

2.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

3.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Committee held on 26 September 2018 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

 

4.

Matters arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

5.

Licensing Sub-Committee - Tuesday 21 August 2018 - Minutes pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 21 August 2018 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

6.

Licensing Sub-Committee - Monday 10 September 2018 - Minutes pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 10 September 2018 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

7.

Licensing Sub-Committee - Friday 21 September 2018 - Minutes pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 21 September 2018 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

8.

Licensing Sub-Committee - Tuesday 16 October 2018 - Minutes pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 16 October 2018 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

9.

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday 17 October 2018 - Minutes pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 17 October 2018 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

10.

Licensing Sub-Committee - Thursday 25 October 2018 - Minutes pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 25 October 2018 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

11.

Licensing Sub-Committee - Thursday 8 November 2018 - Minutes pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 8 November 2018 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

12.

Statement of Gambling Policy pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Joanne Till, Markets General Manager, presented a report asking Members to:

 

  1. Approve the draft policy to be presented to Full Council on 5 December 2018 for approval and implementation from 31 January 2019.

 

  1. Note the review that has taken place on the terms of the Statement of Gambling Policy.

 

The Markets General Manager informed Members of an update to the report since it had been published and stated that the draft policy would now be presented to Full Council on 30 January 2019.

 

In response to questions asked, the Markets General Manager clarified the ‘risk assessment mapping tool’ and it was agreed that Members would receive a further report on the progress of FOBTs. 

 

Resolved:

That Members of the Licensing Committee:

 

  1. Approved the draft policy to be presented to Full Council on 30 January 2019 for approval and implementation from 31 January 2019.

 

  1. Noted the review that has taken place on the terms of the Statement of Gambling Policy.

 

13.

Ask Angela Initiative - Update pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Arif Sain, Head of Equalities, presented a report asking Members to note the progress to date of the Ask Angela initiative.

 

Members welcomed the scheme and suggestions were made on how to develop it further and build on its success. Suggestions included: further advertisement of the scheme via social media and ways to involve the taxi trade.

 

Following the discussions, it was agreed that the initiative would be included in the taxi driver training programme to ensure drivers and operators were aware of the campaign.  

 

Resolved:

That Members of the Licensing Committee noted the progress to date of the Ask Angela initiative.