Licensing Committee - Tuesday, 29th November, 2022 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 353 KB

To approve the minutes of the last meeting held on 6th September 2022.



Statement of Licensing Policy and Cumulative Impact Assessment 2022 pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer Elections and Regulatory which presents the Statement of Licensing Policy, which has been reviewed with partners and taken to a public consultation. Additionally the Authority has undertaken consultation on the Cumulative Impact Assessment and the report seeks approval of both the revised Statement of Licensing Policy 2023-2027, and Cumulative Impact Assessment 2023-2025 and approval to refer the Statement of Licensing Policy to Council for adoption


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Gambling Harms pdf icon PDF 189 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer Elections and Regulatory which supports discussions on the document “10 questions to ask if you are scrutinising gambling harm” published by the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny, in conjunction with the Gambling Commission. Scrutiny Board (Environment, Housing and Communities) has requested a response to the document from the Licensing Authority and the report presents a briefing note which collates all of the current work being undertaken across the council on this matter.


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Date and Time of Next Meeting

Tuesday 24th January 2023 at 10.00 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.