Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 20th February, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Governance Services  Copies of the full report with appendices are available on request from the clerk. For details of the new premises licence please contact Entertainment Licensing on 0113 378 5029 after the hearing.

No. Item


Election of the Chair


RESOLVED – That Councillor J Dunn be elected as chair for the meeting.




Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.



There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests.




Certification of Films pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To receive and consider the attached report of the Head of Elections, Licensing and Registration


Additional documents:


The report of the Head of Elections, Licensing and Registration presented an application for the certification of films to be shown at the Leeds Young Film Festival.


The festival would run between 28th March and 5th April 2018 and films would be predominantly shown at the Hyde Park Picture House.


Martin Grund, Acting Director of the Film Festival and Gage Oxley, Festival Assistant were in attendance.


A list of the proposed films and a brief synopsis of each film along with the proposed film rating was detailed in an appendix to the report.  It was reported that the following films which were included in those listed had been withdrawn:


·  Cloudboy

·  Girl in Flight

·  Heartstrings

·  Mountain Miracle – An Unexpected Friendship

·  The Girl Down Loch Anzi


The following was discussed:


·  The film Dummy the Mummy was aimed at very young children with the main character being a child.

·  The festival was aimed at families and children with no film having a proposed rating higher than 12A which gave parent’s discretion for their children’s viewing.


RESOLVED – That the proposed classification ratings for the films listed in the appendix to the report be approved.