Agenda and draft minutes

Statutory Licensing Committee - Wednesday, 12th June, 2024 10.00 am

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

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

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Items
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1.

Apologies for absence

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Apologies were received from Councillor Asha Mattu.

2.

Declarations of interest

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There were no declarations of interest made.

3.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 78 KB

[To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 6 March 2024 as a correct record].

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Committee held on 6 March 2024 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 Tuesday, 12 March 2024 of Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 82 KB

[To approve the minutes of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 12 March 2024 as a correct record].

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 12 March 2024 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

6.

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 2 April 2024 of Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 85 KB

[To approve the minutes of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 2 April 2024 as a correct record].

 

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 2 April 2024 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

7.

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 17 April 2024 of Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 95 KB

[To approve the minutes of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 17 April 2024 as a correct record].

 

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 17 April 2024 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

8.

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 8 May 2024 of Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 83 KB

[To approve the minutes of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 8 May 2024 as a correct record].

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Resolved:

That the minutes of the meeting of the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee held on 8 May 2024 be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

9.

Review into Decision Making 2023 - 2024 and the Scheme of Delegation for 2024 - 2025 pdf icon PDF 87 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 into Decision Making 2023 – 2024 and the Scheme of Delegation for 2024 - 2025 report, highlighting the key points. The annual report provided a review of the last municipal year and set out the proposed decision-making process and delegations for the coming municipal year.

 

The report was considered by Committee, and the Service Manager -Trading Standards and Licensing Act, responded to questions asked.

 

Councillor Greg Brackenridge moved the recommendations and Councillor Jenny Cockayne seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That Members of the Statutory Licensing Committee:

  1. Endorsed and approved the proposals in section 2 of the report relating to category 2 decisions.
  2. Endorsed and approved the proposals in section 2 of the report relating to category 3 decisions.
  3. Delegated category 3 decision making powers to the Director of Resident Services.
  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 the report which included further proposed delegations from the Director of Resident Services for 2024-2025.
  6. Noted the schedule of employee decisions for 2023 - 2024 attached at Appendix 2 to the report in relation to the Licensing Authority as a Responsible Authority.
  7. Noted the schedule of decisions for 2023 - 2024 attached at Appendix 3 to the report in relation Magistrates and Crown Court appeals.