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F15/768

Licensing Act 2003

Request Description

We require this information between the periods of 23rd November 2005 and 23rd November 2015 (or as close to that date as is practicable).

Please note, if the full request for information cannot be provided where, for example an exemption under the Freedom of Information Act applies in respect of a public authority's obligation to comply with a request for information, as per the Guidance of the Information Commissioner's Office, please contact us to advise and we will advise or remove sections of the request so that it can be processed.

Could you please provide the following information:

  1. The number of reviews of Premises Licences or Club Premises Certificates determined under Section 52 of the Licensing Act 2003, including the following information:

· Details of the number and name of the Responsible Authority bringing the review;

· The number of interested parties who have bought such a review.

2. Any action taken against the Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate under Section 52, including details of the numbers of Premises Licences which:

· Were revoked;

· Suspended;

· Had conditions imposed;

· Had the DPS removed.

3. The number of Summary Reviews bought against Premises Licences under Section 53A of the Licensing Act 2003, including:

· Details of the number of Premises Licences that were suspended pending the full review of the Premises Licence under Section 53B of the Licensing Act 2003.

4. The number of applications for New Premises Licences determined by the Licensing Authority under Section 18 of the Licensing Act 2003, including details of the number of applications for New Premises Licences which have proceeded to a hearing, and details of the number of applications which have been:

· Granted;

· Refused in their entirety.

5. The number of applications for a variation of a Premises Licence to hours, determined by the Licensing Authority under Section 35 of the Licensing Act 2003, including details of the numbers of applications that have proceeded to a hearing and, where possible, details of the number of applications for a variation of hours that have been:

· Granted as applied for;

· Granted but with modification to the hours;

· Refused in their entirety.

6. Details of the number of applications for Personal Licences that have been objected to by the Police, and the number of applications which have then proceeded to a hearing following an objection by the Police, and whether those applications were granted or refused.

7. The number of Temporary Event Notices where a counter notice has been served by the Police or the Environmental Health Officer, and details of the number of Temporary Event notices which have then proceeded to a hearing following the issue of the counter notice by the Police or the Environmental Health Officer, and whether they were refused or granted.

8. Details of the number of transfers where a representation has been made by the Police, and then details of the number of applications which have proceeded to a hearing and whether the transfers have been granted or refused.

9. The number of Personal Licences that have been issued by your Licensing Authority which have been:

· Forfeited by a Magistrates' Court upon an individual being convicted of a Relevant Offence under the Licensing Act 2003;

· Suspended by a Court on a Personal Licence Holder being convicted of a Relevant Offence.

10. The number of prosecutions bought against individuals or corporate entities under Section 136 of the Licensing Act 2003 for carrying on a licensable activity otherwise than in accordance with a Premises Licence.

Request Date20 October 2015
Requested byBusiness
Released Date  

6 November 2015    

Response
  1. The number of reviews of Premises Licences or Club Premises Certificates determined under Section 52 of the Licensing Act 2003, including the following information:

· Details of the number and name of the Responsible Authority bringing the review;

· The number of interested parties who have bought such a review.

Before 02/09/2010 there were 23 reviews. EH - 1, POLICE - 18, IP - 4.

After 02/09/2010 the information is available on the council's website at: Licensing Committee  where the agendas and minutes from all licensing sub-committees can be viewed.

2. Any action taken against the Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate under Section 52, including details of the numbers of Premises Licences which:

· Were revoked;

· Suspended;

· Had conditions imposed;

· Had the DPS removed.

Before 02/09/2010 no records of decisions were kept.

After 02/09/2010 the information is available on the council's website  where the agendas and minutes from all licensing sub-committees can be viewed.

3. The number of Summary Reviews bought against Premises Licences under Section 53A of the Licensing Act 2003, including:

· Details of the number of Premises Licences that were suspended pending the full review of the Premises Licence under Section 53B of the Licensing Act 2003.

Zero

4. The number of applications for New Premises Licences determined by the Licensing Authority under Section 18 of the Licensing Act 2003, including details of the number of applications for New Premises Licences which have proceeded to a hearing, and details of the number of applications which have been:

· Granted;

· Refused in their entirety.

New premises licence applications 606,

Before 02/09/2010 48 new applications went to a hearing, granted/refused details not held.

After that date the information is available on the council's website  where the agendas and minutes from all licensing sub-committees can be viewed.

5. The number of applications for a variation of a Premises Licence to hours, determined by the Licensing Authority under Section 35 of the Licensing Act 2003, including details of the numbers of applications that have proceeded to a hearing and, where possible, details of the number of applications for a variation of hours that have been:

· Granted as applied for;

· Granted but with modification to the hours;

· Refused in their entirety.

Variations 2258.

Before 02/09/2010 156 variation applications went to a hearing, granted/refused details not held.

After that date the information is available on the council's website  where the agendas and minutes from all licensing sub-committees can be viewed.

6. Details of the number of applications for Personal Licences that have been objected to by the Police, and the number of applications which have then proceeded to a hearing following an objection by the Police, and whether those applications were granted or refused. - Zero

7. The number of Temporary Event Notices where a counter notice has been served by the Police or the Environmental Health Officer, and details of the number of Temporary Event notices which have then proceeded to a hearing following the issue of the counter notice by the Police or the Environmental Health Officer, and whether they were refused or granted.

Before 02/09/2010 16 no records of the decisions were kept.

After that date the information is available on the council's website where the agendas and minutes from all licensing sub-committees can be viewed.

8. Details of the number of transfers where a representation has been made by the Police, and then details of the number of applications which have proceeded to a hearing and whether the transfers have been granted or refused.  Zero

9. The number of Personal Licences that have been issued by your Licensing Authority which have been:

· Forfeited by a Magistrates' Court upon an individual being convicted of a Relevant Offence under the Licensing Act 2003;

· Suspended by a Court on a Personal Licence Holder being convicted of a Relevant Offence.

Both zero

10. The number of prosecutions bought against individuals or corporate entities under Section 136 of the Licensing Act 2003 for carrying on a licensable activity otherwise than in accordance with a Premises Licence.  5

Refused

                                                            

Refusal