Venue: Online Meeting
Contact: Donna Cope, Democratic Services Officer Tel: 01902 554452 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Please note this meeting will be conducted in line with the The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020.
Apologies for absence
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Declarations of interest
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An application for a review of a Premises Licence in respect of The Glassy Junction, 131 Willenhall Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 2HR, had been received from the Service Lead – Covid Business Support, Environmental Health.
The Chair welcomed all parties to the hearing and listed all those in attendance. He outlined the procedure to be followed and all parties confirmed that they understood the procedure.
Elizabeth Gregg, Senior Licensing and Compliance Officer, provided an outline of the application. Charlotte Rose, Service Lead – Covid Business Support (applicant), confirmed that the summary was accurate.
The Chair invited the Service Lead – Covid Business Support to present her application. Charlotte Rose, Service Lead – Covid Business Supportdid so as per Appendix 3 of the report. The Service Lead stated that there had been a flagrant disregard by the Premises Licence Holder (PLH) to uphold the licensing objectives and ensure that the premises were COVID-secure by continuing to flout the requirements set by law during the emergency period. She further stated that patrons had unnecessarily been put at risk due to a clear lack of management and that revocation of the premises licence was requested.
The Chair afforded all parties present the opportunity to question the applicant in relation to her submission. Charlotte Rose, Service Lead – Covid Business Support, provided responses to questions asked.
The Chair invited the Premises Licence Holder to make representations.
Anthony Schiller, Solicitor representing the Premises Licence Holder, stated the following:
The Chair invited all parties present to question Mr Schiller in relation to
his submission. Mr Schiller and Onkar Singh Basra, (PLH) provided the following responses to questions asked: