Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee – 24 November 2014
Chairman: To be appointed
Venue: The 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 for the review of a premises licence at Smith’s Convenience Store, 84-86 Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe
4. Any other items which the chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.
PRESENT: – Councillors Oldfield, K Vickers and P Vickers.
Councillors Clark, Jawaid MBE and Whiteley attended the meeting in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 1.37 (b).
The sub-committee met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.
1194 CHAIRMAN – Resolved – That Councillor K Vickers be and he is hereby appointed chairman for the meeting.
Councillor K Vickers thereupon took the chair.
1195 DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS, PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH APPLICANTS, OBJECTORS OR THIRD PARTIES (LOBBYING) – There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests.
1196 (13) LICENSING ACT 2003 – APPLICATION FOR THE REVIEW OF A PREMISES LICENCE AT SMITHS CONVENIENCE STORE, 84-86 FRODINGHAM ROAD, SCUNTHORPE – The Director of Places submitted a report advising members of an application for the review of a premises licence at Smiths Convenience Store, 84-86 Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe.
Details of the application were outlined in the report, together with the application for the review of a premises licence initiated by Trading Standards at North Lincolnshire Council. Additional documentation submitted with the applicant for the reviews counter notice had also been circulated to all parties prior to the hearing.
The 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 exclude a licensable activity from the scope of the licence;
To remove the Designated Premises Supervisor;
To suspend the licence for a period not exceeding three months;
To revoke the licence.
There was no request to vary the procedure.
The applicant for the review as well as the Premises Licence Holder (via his interpreter) addressed the sub-committee and responded to questions.
Following the summary of the case of the applicant for the review as well as the Premises Licence Holder, 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 the following –
That Mr Rashid be removed as the Designated Premises Supervisor at the premises.
The condition relates to the following Licensing Objectives –
|Prevention of Crime and Disorder||Yes|
|The Prevention of Public Nuisance||No|
|The Protection of||No|
To ensure the promotion of the crime objective, following the sub-committee being made aware of the offence relating to fraudulent evasion of duty prohibition or provision, of which Mr Rashid was convicted on 11 July 2014.