Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub Committee - Thursday 1 December 2011 10.00 am

Venue: Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA

Contact: Louise Aston, Legal and Democratic Services  Email: (01295) 221601

No. Item


Constitution of the Sub Committee

The Membership of the Sub-Committee for this meeting will be Councillors Blackwell, Edwards and Reynolds



Please contact Louise Aston (01295 221601) to tender apologies.


The Membership of the Licensing Sub-Committee for this meeting was Councillors Blackwell, Edwards and Reynolds.


Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest that they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.


Note: Any Member with a prejudicial interest will not be able to participate in the hearing, and should therefore notify the Head of Law and Governance in advance so that arrangements may be made for an alternate Member to attend.




There were no declarations of interest.


Exclusion of the press and public

The following item of business contains confidential information. Under Section 100A(2) of Local Government Act 1972 the public must be excluded from the meeting during an item of business ‘whenever 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 public were present during that item, confidential information would be disclosed to them in breach of the obligation of confidence’.


Members are advised that as the following item has been marked as confidential the exclusion of the press and public is compulsory in law and the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business.





That the press and public be excluded as the following item had been marked as confidential and the exclusion of the press and public is compulsory in law.



Personal Licence Determination Hearing

Report of Head of Public Protection and Development Management.




To provide an outline of an application to for the grant of a Personal Licence and detail the representations received from Thames Valley Police that have resulted in the need for a hearing to determine the application.




There is no recommendation. In considering the representations received and what is appropriate for the promotion of the licensing objectives, the options open to the Sub-Committee are, in broad terms:


(1)               reject the application if it considers it necessary for the promotion of the crime prevention objective to do so, and grant the application in any other case.

(2)               grant the application in any other case.





That the application for a personal licence be refused as set out in the exempt minute.