Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 18th February, 2020 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.

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of the Chair

To seek nominations for the election for the position of Chair.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That Councillor R Downes be elected as Chair for the duration of the meeting.

2.

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 and Scrutiny Support at least 24 hours before the meeting)

 

Minutes:

There were no appeals.

 

 

3.

Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

1)  To highlight reports or appendices which:

 

a)  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.

 

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

 

c)  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

 

2)  To note that under the Licensing Procedure rules, the press and the public will be excluded from that part of the hearing where Members will deliberate on each application as it is in the public interest to allow the Members to have a full and frank debate on the matter before them.

Minutes:

There were no exempt items.

 

 

4.

Late Items

To identify any applications as late items of business which have been admitted to the agenda for consideration

 

 (the special circumstances shall be identified in the minutes)

 

Minutes:

There were no late items.

 

 

5.

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.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests.

 

 

6.

Certification of a Film – Iuventa pdf icon PDF 103 KB

The report of Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory to advise Members of an application for the certification of the film Iuventa. The proposed screening is to take place on Sunday 8th March 2020 at 3pm, at Leeds University Union - Pyramid Theatre, Lifton Place, Off Cramer Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9JT.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory submitted an application to advise Members of an application for the certification of the film Iuventa. The proposed screening is to take place on Sunday 8th March 2020 at 3pm, at Leeds University Union - Pyramid Theatre, Lifton Place, Off Cramer Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9JT.

 

The film to be shown was not currently certified by the BBFC, to assist Members a copy of the current BBFC Classification Guidelines had been attached at Appendix A. Members were provided with a synopsis and a recommended certificate of 12A at Appendix B, along with a link to watch the film prior to the hearing.

 

Wendy Cook, Hyde Park Picture House, was in attendance and advised Members that the screening would be open to the public, and followed by an academic style panel discussion.

 

Members noted the context of the film in relation to the current refugee crisis, and considered all information presented, both written and verbal.

 

RESOLVED - That the application be granted as applied for.