Licensing Committee - Tuesday, 12th March, 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Helen Gray, Governance Services  0113 3788657

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No. Item


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded)


(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting)



Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.


2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.


3  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-


  RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of those parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information



Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration


(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)



Declaration of Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.


Apologies for Absence


Minutes pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To approve the minutes of the last meeting held on 23rd January 2024.


Licensing Annual Report 2023 pdf icon PDF 406 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory, which provides the Licensing Committee with information relating to the granting of licences, enforcement action, and proposed future work in the form of an Annual Report.

Additional documents:


Leeds City Centre Evening and Night-Time Economy pdf icon PDF 422 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory, as an introduction to a presentation from the Head of Community Safety Services, Safer, Stronger Communities Team, which includes an overview of the partnership working to date, an outline of challenges faced, and opportunities moving forward, specifically related to the City Centre evening and night-time economy,



Harehills and Burmantofts Cumulative Impact Assessment 2024 pdf icon PDF 318 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory, presenting a review of the Harehills element of the Harehills and Burmantofts Cumulative Impact Assessment which has been subject to public consultation in February. The report includes a copy of the Harehills and Burmantofts Cumulative Impact Assessment and outlines the consultation responses.


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Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note that the date and time of the next meeting is proposed as Friday 24th May 2024 at 11.00 am.

Third Party Recording


Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts named on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties– code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.

b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees.  In particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.


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