Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
15.1 David Price, Licensing Officer, presented Paper MLR/18/4 reporting back to the Licensing and Regulatory Committee the outcome of a full targeted and public consultation, which ran between 31 August 2018 and 12 October 2018, in respect of the draft Statement of Principles (Appendix A to Paper MLR/18/4). Members also had before them a Summary of the changes made to the draft Statement of Principles (Appendix B), consultation responses received (Appendix C) and the consultee list (Appendix D).
15.2 The Licensing Officer responded to questions from Members and confirmed that no changes had been made to the draft Statement of Principles (Appendix B) as a result of the consultation process.
15.3 During the course of the discussion, Councillor Stringer proposed an additional recommendation to ask Council to debate whether to pass a ‘No Casino’ rule.
By a unanimous vote
It was RESOLVED:
That the post-consultation draft ‘Statement of Principles’ in respect of Gambling Act 2005 functions, be approved.
It was RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL:
1. That the ‘Statement of Principles’ document be adopted.
2. That Council determines whether to pass a ‘No Casino’ resolution under section 166 of the Gambling Act 2005.
Publication date: 20/12/2019
Date of decision: 07/12/2018
Decided at meeting: 07/12/2018 - Mid Suffolk Licensing and Regulatory Committee