Agenda and draft minutes

Statutory Licensing Committee - Wednesday, 15th June, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - 4th Floor - Civic Centre

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

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

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Apologies were received from Councillor Asha Mattu and Councillor Paul Appleby.

 

Councillor Jonathan Crofts attended for Councillor Paul Appleby.

2.

Declarations of interest

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Councillor Greg Brackenridge declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda item 5.

3.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 258 KB

[To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 16 March 2022 as a correct record].

 

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Committee held on 16 March 2022 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

4.

Matters arising

[To discuss any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting].

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There were no matters arising.

5.

Minutes of meeting Friday, 1 April 2022 of Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 232 KB

[To approve the minutes of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 1 April 2022 as a correct record].

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 1 April 2022 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

6.

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 14 April 2022 of Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 152 KB

[To approve the minutes of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 14 April 2022 as a correct record].

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 14 April 2022 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

7.

Minutes of meeting Thursday, 28 April 2022 of Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 235 KB

[To approve the minutes of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 28 April 2022 as a correct record].

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 28 April 2022 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

8.

Minutes of meeting Friday, 29 April 2022 of Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 260 KB

[To approve the minutes of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 29 April 2022 as a correct record].

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 29 April 2022 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

9.

Review of Decision Making and Scheme of Delegation 2021-2022 pdf icon PDF 290 KB

[To endorse and approve the proposed decision-making process and proposed delegations]

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Paul Dosanjh, Service Manager -Trading Standards and Licensing Act, presented the Review of Decision Making 2022 – 2023 report, highlighting key points. The report provided a review of the last municipal year and set out proposed decision-making processes and delegations for the coming municipal year. It was noted that there were few changes, save for updated officer job titles.

 

The Chair, Councillor Phil Page moved the recommendations whilst Vice Chair, Councillor Rashpal Kaur seconded the recommendations. No members voted against. 

 

 

Resolved:

That Members of the Statutory Licensing Committee:

1.    Endorsed and approved the proposals in section 2 of this report relating to category 2 decisions.

2.    Endorsed and approved the proposals in section 2 of this report relating to category 3 decisions.

3.    Agreed to delegate category 3 decision making powers to the Director for City Housing and Environment.

4.    Agreed to receive further annual delegation update reports at the beginning of each municipal year.

5.    Noted the schedule attached at Appendix 1 to this report which includes further proposed delegations from the Director for City Housing and Environment.

6.    Noted the schedule of employee decisions for 2021 - 2022 attached at Appendix 2 to this report in relation to the Licensing Authority as a Responsible Authority.

7.    Noted the schedule of decisions for 2021 - 2022 attached at Appendix 3 to this report in relation to Magistrates and Crown Court appeals.