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Abbey Foregate


Strategic Licensing Committee
Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Shrewsbury Room, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND. View directions

Contact: Emily Marshall  Committee Officer

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To receive apolgies for absence


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meetings held on 7th March 2018 and 17th May 2018.


Contact: Shelley Davies (01743 257717)

Additional documents:


Public Question Time

To receive any public questions or petitions from the public, notice of which has been given in accordance with Procedure Rule 14.  The deadline for this meeting is 10.00 a.m. on 19th June 2018.



Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.



Appointment to Licensing and Safety Sub-Committee

The Committee is asked to confirm the delegated powers of the Licensing and Safety Sub-Committee for the municipal year 2018 to 2019 (see minute 10 of the meeting held on 8th June 2011) and to appoint its membership.  Members will be aware that this Sub-Committee’s powers are used mainly for dealing with matters concerning hackney carriage and private hire vehicles and drivers.


Appointment of Sub-Committees Under the Licensing Act 2003

To ease decision making and to follow procedures used in previous years the committee will be asked to pass the following resolution:


1.      Licensing Sub-Committees be established under the Licensing Act 2003 (the Act) to exercise all licensing functions as defined by the Act and all licensing functions under the Gambling Act 2005 and any other related matters which may lawfully be delegated to them.


2.      Each of the said sub-committees shall comprise three members of the Strategic Licensing Committee. The method of appointment to such sub-committees and procedures to be followed be as that presently set out in Part 4 of the Council’s constitution.




Digital Transformation

The Technology and Communications Manager will provide a verbal update.


Safety of Sports Grounds - Annual Report of Activity (July 2018) pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Report of the Health Protection Team Manager is attached, marked 8. 


Contact: Matthew Aldridge (01743 251700)


Gambling Act 2005 - Policy Statement pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager is attached, marked 9.


Contact: Mandy Beever (01743 251702)



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Statement of Licensing Policy - Licensing Act 2003 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Report of the Trading Standards and Licensing Operations Manager is attached, marked 10.


Contact: Frances Darling (01743 251715)



Additional documents:


Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 - Update pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager is attached, marked 11.


Contact: Mandy Beever (01743 251702)



Equality Act 2010 - List of Designated Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager is attached, marked 12.


Contact: Mandy Beever (01743 251702)


Additional documents:


Proposed Consultation on the Removal of the Existing Five Hackney Carriage Zones pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager is attached, marked 13.


Contact: Mandy Beever (01743 251702)



Proposed Consultation Relating to the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2019 - 2023 pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager is attached, marked 14.


Contact: Mandy Beever (01743 251702)


Additional documents:


Exercise of Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Report of the Transactional and Licensing Manager is attached, marked 15.


Contact: Mandy Beever (01743 251702)



Records of Proceedings - Licensing Act Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To note the records of proceedings of the Licensing Act Sub-Committee meetings for January 2018 to April 2018.


Minutes of the following meetings are attached for the Committees information:


·         17th January 2018

·         17th April 2018


Contact: Emily Marshall (01743 257717) or Shelley Davies (01743 257718)


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Date of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Strategic Licensing Committee will be held on 3rd October 2018 in the Shrewsbury Room, Shirehall, Shrewsbury. 


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