Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee – 10 November 2008
Chair: To be appointed
Venue: Council Chamber, Pittwood House, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
- Appointment of Chair.
- Declarations of personal or personal and prejudicial interests, and significant contact with applicants, objectors or third parties (lobbying), if any.
- Licensing Act 2003 – Notice of Hearing
- Application for variation of a premises licence – Bar Matrix, 3 Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe
- Any other items which the chair decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.
PRESENT: Councillors I Jawaid MBE, Poole and Swift
The sub-committee met at Pittwood House, Scunthorpe.
733 CHAIR – Resolved – That Councillor Swift be and he is hereby appointed chair for the meeting.
Councillor Swift thereupon took the chair.
734 DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH APPLICANTS, OBJECTORS OR THIRD PARTIES (LOBBYING) – There were no declarations of personal or personal and prejudicial interests.
735 (22) LICENSING ACT 2003 – APPLICATION FOR THE VARIATION OF A PREMISES LICENCE, BAR MATRIX, 3 DONCASTER ROAD, SCUNTHORPE – The Service Director Neighbourhood and Environment submitted a report advising members of an application to vary the premises licence at Bar Matrix, 3 Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe.
Details of the application were outlined in the report, together with the variation application form as well as documents submitted by Humberside Police objecting to the variation application.
The Premises Licence Holder and their representative as well as Humberside Police and their representative addressed the sub-committee and responded to questions.
The Service Director in his report reminded the sub-committee that the options available to it under the Licensing Act 2003 when considering such applications were:
- To modify the conditions of the licence;
- To reject the whole or part of the application
Following the summary of the case of the applicant as well as Humberside Police, the meeting was adjourned for deliberation by members and then reconvened when the decision of the sub-committee was stated as follows: –
Resolved – The Sub-Committee resolved unanimously to refuse to vary the application as applied for.
Prevention of Crime and Disorder
The Prevention of Public Nuisance
The Protection of Children from Harm
The applicant has not offered sufficient evidence that the extension of hours will not impact on crime and disorder or public nuisance within the area adopted in the Cumulative Impact Policy.