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Items
No. Item

1.

FILMING OF MEETINGS

The Chair will ask if anyone, including members of the press and public, is recording the meeting, and will advise of any requests received from members of the press and public who do not wish to be recorded.

 

A summary of the Council’s protocol on the filming of meetings is  ...  view the full agenda text for item 1.

Minutes:

There was no request for filming.

2.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR

Minutes:

Councillor Naheed Asghar was appointed Chair for this hearing.

3.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence or substitute numbers.

4.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are required to declare any pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests they or their spouse/partner may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting. Interests are defined on the inside cover of this agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

5.

PROCEDURE OF GAMBLING SUB-COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 15 KB

6.

JENNINGSBET, 208 HIGH STREET, WALTHAMSTOW, LONDON E17 7JH pdf icon PDF 1023 KB

Application to Vary a premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005.

Minutes:

On 4th March 2014 at 11.45 am, the Gambling Act Sub-Committee heard an application made on behalf of Joe Jennings Bookmakers Ltd for a Variation of the Premises Licence under the Gambling Act 2005 in order to increase the operating hours to 23:30 Monday to Saturday and 23:00 on Sundays.  Councillor Naheed Asghar was appointed Chair. 

 

The Applicant was represented by Andrew Woods, Woods Whur Solicitors. 

The Council as Licensing Authority was represented by Marc Witham.

 David King appeared on behalf of the Licensing Service as Responsible Authority. James Fletcher of Counsel appeared  on behalf of the Metropolitan Police as Responsible Authority. Councillor Claire Coghill and Mr Tim Bennett-Goodman appeared as interested parties..

 

There were oral presentations as follows:

  • David King for the Licensing Service as Responsible Authority;
  • Andrew Woods Whur Solicitors,  for the Applicant;
  • Marc Witham for the Council as Licensing Authority;
  • James Fletcher on behalf of the Metropolitan Police;
  • Councillor Claire Coghill;
  • Tim Bennett-Goodman

 

The Sub-Committee, the Applicant, the Responsible Authorities and the Interested Parties  were all able to raise questions after each presentation.

 

The Sub Committee then went on to consider the Application in closed session. It then recalled all parties and announced its decision to REJECT the application by the Applicants to Vary a premises licence.