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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 264 KB


There were no declarations of interest intimated by Members in respect of the items on today’s agenda.


Minute of Meeting of the Licensing Sub Committee of 22 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 176 KB


The Committee had before it the minute of the Licensing Sub Committee meeting of 22 September 2021 for approval.


The Committee resolved:-

to approve the minute as a correct record.


Sexual Entertainment Venue Licensing - COM/21/231 pdf icon PDF 201 KB

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The Committee had before it a report by the Chief Officer – Governance which presented the draft policy statement for Sexual Entertainment Venues, based on information gathered from public consultations and an evidence gathering session, and sought authority to publicly consult on the aforesaid statement.


The report recommended:-

that the Committee instructs the Chief Officer – Governance to publicly consult on the draft policy statement and report back to the Licensing Committee on 26 October 2021 with the results.


The Committee resolved:-

(i)       that officers investigate whether the policy could be amended in relation to the locality of occasional licences, specifically regarding their proximity to sensitive premises;

(ii)       that officers clarify whether advertising/promotional material was permitted by the venues beyond the exterior of the building;

(iii)      that the implementation date of the policy be changed to 1 March 2022; and

(iv)      to otherwise approve the recommendation, subject to an updated version of the draft policy statement being circulated to members of the Committee prior to it being issued for public consultation.

-                 COUNCILLOR JOHN REYNOLDS, Convener