Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Remote

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.

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No. Item


Election of the Chair

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


RESOLVED – That Cllr. Wray be elected to the Chair for the duration of the meeting.


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)



There were no appeals against refusal of inspection of documents.


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.


There were no exempt items.


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)



There were no late items.


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.



No declarations of disclosable interests were received.


Application to vary a premises licence held by Orchard Dib Lane, Roundhay, Leeds, LS8 3HL pdf icon PDF 152 KB

The report of the Chief Officer Elections and Regulatory advises Members of an application made under section 34 of the Licensing Act 2003 ("the Act") to vary a premises licence in respect of Orchard, Dib Lane, Roundhay, Leeds,

LS8 3HL.


(Report attached)

Additional documents:


The report of the Chief Officer Elections and Regulatory advised Members of an application to vary a premises licence, made by Claire Louise Reynard, for Orchard, Dib Lane, Roundhay, Leeds, LS8 3HL.


This application was to:

·  Extend the start time for the sale of alcohol to 10:00 daily. Extend the terminal hour for the sale of alcohol on Monday to Wednesday until 23:30 on Thursday to Saturday until midnight; and on Sunday until 23:00;

·  Extend the terminal hour for late night refreshment on Thursday to Saturday until midnight;

·  Extend the terminal hour for live music on Monday to Saturday until 23:30. However, it was noted that this part of the application was withdrawn by the applicant’s solicitor on 3rd March 2020;

·  Remove all existing embedded restrictions and replace with new condition;

·  Add non-standard timing New Year’s Eve – From the end of permitted hours on New Year’s Eve to the start of permitted hours on New Year’s Day for all licensable activities.


A copy of the redacted application form was appended to the report at Appendix B.


Representations were received from West Yorkshire Police and the Environmental Protection Team in their role as responsible authorities. In this instance the West Yorkshire Police and the Environmental Protection Team had negotiated with the applicant and the operating schedule was amended to include the measures agreed. These can be found at Appendices D and E of the submitted report.


Due to the application being amended to remove the request to extend the terminal hour for Live Music and to amend the application.


Entertainment Licensing was in receipt of seven individual letters of objection, all opposed to the application on the grounds of public nuisance. Redacted copies of the letters were attached to the submitted report at Appendix F.


The Licensing Authority had also been provided with nine letters of support by the applicant. These were appended to the report at Appendix G.


In attendance at the meeting were:

Ms Claire Louise Reynard – Premises Licence Holder

Mr George Domleo – Premises Licence Holders representative

Mr Alan Traynor – Witness for the Premises Licence Holder

Mr Stuart Lowe – Objector

Ms Angela Darnbrook


Mr George Domleo, the Applicant’s representative provided a brief background history of his clients. He informed the Sub Committee that the applicant and her family lived above the premises and wanted to work with the residents to make the premises a community pub.


The Members were advised that the premises held bingo and pool nights, charity events and had hosted a local councillors meeting.


Mr Domleo said that Ms Reynard, wanted to extend the hours of opening so that she could offer more flexibility for residents to enjoy the facilities including food. He went on to say that West Yorkshire Police and the Environmental Protection Team had set out some measures which had been agreed by the applicant. The applicant had also now withdrawn the request for live music as part of the application.


Mr Domleo said that  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.