Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Monday, 6th November, 2017 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL.

Contact: Kenna-Victoria Martin, Senior Democratic Services Officer  Email:

No. Item


Items of Urgent Business

To receive additional items that the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency, in accordance with Section 100B (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


There were no items of urgent business.


Declarations of Interests


There were no declarations of interest.


Exclusion of the Public and Press


Members agreed the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of an agenda item on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as specified in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 or it being confidential for the purposes of

Section 100A(2) of that Act.


Determination Of An Application For A Review Of A Premises Licence


The Chair asked all parties if they had any requests, and it was noted that there were no requests.


The Licensing Officer introduced the report to Members of the Sub-Committee.


Members, Essex Police and the Premise Manager were provided the opportunity to ask questions of the Licensing Officer. There were none from Essex Police or the Premise Manager.


There were no questions asked of Essex Police from the Licensing Officer or the applicant.  


The applicant was then provided with the opportunity to present his case as the owner of the premise.


All parties were given an opportunity to ask questions to the applicant. There were none from the Licensing Officer.


The Chair of the Sub-Committee sought if Members had any further questions. There were none. He then moved on to closing summaries.


The Sub-Committee adjourned at 7.50pm.for deliberation and were accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer.  


The meeting reconvened at 7.58pm.




1.    That the Sub-Committee considered the report and appendices together with any oral submission at the hearing and determined the application for the review of the premises licence in line with the options open to the committee under the Licensing Act 2003.


2.    That the premise licence be revoked.