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Election of the Chair
To seek nominations for the election for the position of Chair.
RESOLVED – To elect Cllr Luke Farley 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 the 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.
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.
Declaration of Interests
To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.
No declarations of interests were made at the meeting.
To receive and consider the attached report of the Chief Officer (Elections and Regulatory) which advises Members of an application for the certification of twenty-six films to be shown at The Pyramid Theatre, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JT and The Carriageworks Millennium Square, Electric Press, Leeds LS2 3AD. The films will be shown as part of Leeds INDIs Film Festival, taking place between 23rd February and 25th February 2024.
The report of the Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory advised Members of an application for the certification of twenty-six films to be shown at The Pyramid Theatre, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JT and the Carriageworks, Millennium Square, Electric Press, Leeds, LS2 3AD.
The Licensing Officer presented the application providing the following points:
It was noted that officers had identified concerns and sought from the promoter any objection they may have to classify the following two films of 12A:
· Tomorrow May Rain
The promoter was satisfied with those two films to be awarded with a 12A ratings, rather than the PG ratings initially recommended.
RESOLVED – To apply the classification as requested, with the exceptions of ‘Johnny’ and ‘Tomorrow May Rain’, which were classified as 12A.
To receive and consider the attached report of the Chief Officer (Elections and Regulatory) which informs the Licensing Sub Committee that West Yorkshire Police has served on the Licensing Authority an application under Section 51 of the Licensing Act 2003 for a review of the premises licence in respect of Biedronka, 225 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4HS.
The report of the Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory, informed the Sub-Committee that West Yorkshire Police had served on the Licensing Authority an application under Section 51 of the Licensing Act 2003 for a review of the premises licence in respect of Biedronka, 225 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4HS. The application was made on the grounds of the prevention of crime and disorder and public safety.
In attendance for the meeting were:
The Legal Officer set out the procedure for the review.
The Licensing Officer presented the application providing the following information:
The Sub-Committee heard the following representations supporting the review of the premises licence:
West Yorkshire Police along with their witness from West Yorkshire Trading Standards.