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Appointment of Chair
That Councillor John Kelly be appointed as Chair for this meeting of the Sub-Committee.
Declarations of Interest
Members and Officers are requested to give notice of any personal or prejudicial interest and the nature of that interest, relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the relevant Code of Conduct.
No declarations of any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests were received.
Report of the Head of Highways and Public Protection
The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Head of Highways and Public Protection regarding an application by The Angus Tap & Grind Ltd for the Grant of a Premises Licence in respect of the above premises.
Two letters of objection to the application had been received from members of the public and this necessitated a hearing for which the Sub-Committee had been convened. None of the objectors were present at the meeting.
The Sub-Committee heard representations from Mr Greig Robert Peterson, Designated Premises Supervisor, in support of the application.
At the end of his representations, Mr Peterson confirmed that he was satisfied that he had said all he wished to say.
The Sub-Committee retired under Regulation 14(2) of the Licensing Act
(Hearings) Regulations 2005 (as amended) and thereby excluded the
press and public whilst they reached their decision on the application. The
Sub-Committee returned to give their decision in public.
The Application for the Grant of a Premises Licence in respect of The Angus Tap & Grind, 98 Liverpool Road, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 5TG, be granted subject to the hours set out in the operating schedule.
The Sub-Committee has heard from the Applicant and has considered the written representations of local residents objecting to the application.
The Sub-Committee is cognisant of the fact that no representations were received in response to the application from any of the Responsible Authorities.
The Sub-Committee notes that this application is for the grant of a new Premises Licence, and it is bound to have regard to the appropriate legislation, Guidance and to Sefton Council’s own Statement of Licensing Policy. The Sub-Committee cannot impose conditions that are, or could be considered disproportionate, overly burdensome, or purely aspirational. In addition, the Sub-Committee cannot address issues that are dealt with by other statutory regimes such as planning, highways or environmental legislation. Whilst the ... view the full minutes text for item 18.