Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee – 3 December 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 the Polski Mini Market, 141 Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe
4. Any other items which the chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.
PRESENT: – Councillors Swift, K Vickers and P Vickers.
Councillor Jawaid MBE attended the meeting in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 1.37 (b).
The sub-committee met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.
1200 CHAIRMAN – Resolved – That Councillor K Vickers be and he is hereby appointed chairman for the meeting.
Councillor K Vickers thereupon took the chair.
1201 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.
1202 (15) LICENSING ACT 2003 – APPLICATION FOR THE REVIEW OF A PREMISES LICENCE AT THE POLSKI MINI MARKET, 141 FRODINGHAM ROAD, SCUNTHORPE – The Director of Places submitted a report advising members of an application for the review of a premises licence at the Polski Mini Market, 141 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.
The premises licence holder was not in attendance at the hearing.
Resolved – (a) That the hearing be adjourned to a future date and time, and (b) that should the premises licence holder not be able to attend again, the hearing will proceed regardless.
(In accordance with Procedure Rule D1.36 (c), Councillor Swift wished to be recorded as voting against the above resolution).