Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee – 4 July 2013
Chairman: To be appointed
Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
Time: 10 am
1. Appointment of Chairman.
2. Declarations of personal or personal and prejudicial interests, and significant contact with applicants, objectors or third parties (lobbying), if any.
3. Licensing Act 2003 – Notice of Hearing
(i) Application to transfer a premises licence, Polski Mini Market, 141 Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe – this application was withdrawn
(ii) Application to vary a Designated Premises Supervisor, Mr Behrooz Rahman Awla – this application was withdrawn
4. Gambling Act 2005 – Notice of Hearing
5. Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.
PRESENT: Councillors Armitage, Glover and K Vickers.
The sub-committee met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.
1115 CHAIRMAN – Resolved – That Councillor K Vickers be and he is hereby appointed chairman for the meeting.
Councillor K Vickers thereupon took the chair.
1116 DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS, PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH APPLICANTS, OBJECTORS OR THIRD PARTIES (LOBBYING) – The following member declared a personal interest –
Nature of Interest
|Councillor Armitage||Personal Licence Holder|
1117 (8) APPLICATION FOR THE VARIATION OF A GAMING MACHINE PERMIT AT THE PREMISES KNOWN AS THE PRIORY, ASHBY ROAD, SCUNTHORPE – The Director of Places submitted a report advising members of an application for the variation of a gaming machine permit at the premises known as the Priory, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe.
Details of the application were outlined in the report, together with the application for the variation of a gaming machine permit, a letter from Greene King Retailing Limited and the existing gaming machine permit.
There was no application to vary the procedure.
The Director in his report reminded the sub-committee that the options available to it under the Gambling Act 2005 when considering such applications were:
- To refuse the application
- To grant the application with conditions restricting the number of machines
- To grant the application as applied for
The Premises Licence Holder addressed the sub-committee and responded to questions.
Following the summary of the case, the meeting was adjourned for deliberation by members and then reconvened when the decision of the sub-committee was stated as follows: –
Resolved – That the application as applied for be granted, subject to the following conditions being attached to the licence –
All gaming machines situated on the premises must be located in a place within the premises so that their use can be supervised, either by staff whose duties include such supervision (including bar or floor staff) or by other means.
Permit holders must have in place arrangements for such supervision.
All gaming machines situated on the premises shall be located in a place that requires a customer who wished to use any ATM made available on the premises to cease gambling and the faming machine in order to do so. ‘ATM’ means a machine located on the premises, which enables a person using it to obtain cash by use of a credit or debit card.