Licensing and Regulation Committee

What does it do

The Licensing and Regulation Committee deals with the Council's licensing functions, covering such matters as public entertainment, taxis, cinemas, animal welfare, pubs and clubs, betting and gaming, caravan sites, bylaws, etc, electoral and boundary issues and health and safety inspection duties.

Most Licensing matters related to premises and personal licences are dealt with by a Sub Committee appointed on an adhoc basis.

In summary, the Committees powers and duties are as follows and a full list of the various local licensing functions are set out in the Council's Constitution (part 3, section 4 refers)

- Caravan Site Licensing
- Health and Safety at Work Enforcement
- Shops Act
- Animal Control and Welfare Legislation
- Scrap Metal Dealers
- Hackney Carriages and Private Hire Vehicles
- Public Entertainment, Theatres and Cinemas
- Control of Temporary Markets
- Late Night Refreshment Houses
- Betting, Gaming, Small Lotteries and Amusements with Prizes
- Byelaws
- Electoral and Boundary matters

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Last Meeting

15 June 2017 6:30 PM

Next Meeting

30 November 2017 6:30 PM

Current Committee Members

Councillor Fiona Mather
Position: Chair

Councillor Richard Izard
Position: Vice-Chair

Councillor Roger Bentote
Position: Member

Councillor Eileen Berry
Position: Member

Councillor Rosemary Burns
Position: Member

Councillor Susan Cook
Position: Member

Councillor Nicki Elks
Position: Member

Councillor Derek Green
Position: Member

Councillor Roger Huxstep
Position: Member

Councillor Brian Laming
Position: Member

Councillor Michael Read
Position: Member

Councillor Angela Clear
Position: Deputy

Councillor Ernest Jeffs
Position: Deputy


Claire Buchanan
Position: Senior Democratic Services Officer
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