Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 24th August, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Civic Offices 3, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL.

Contact: Kenna Victoria Healey, 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 declared.




Declarations of Interests


There were no interests declared.



Application for a Summary Review of a Premises Licence


The Chair of the Sub-Committee advised all present of the process of the hearing. He then invited the Licensing Officer to introduce the report as outlined within the agenda on pages 5 to 44.


Members, Essex Police and the applicant were provided the chance to ask questions of the Licensing Officer.  There were none.


Mr McManus then provided the opportunity to present the case on behalf of Essex Police.


Members, the Licensing Officer and the applicant were provided the chance to ask questions of Essex Police.  There were none from the Licensing Officer.


The applicant was then given the opportunity to present his case.


The Licencing Officer summarised her case by advising Members they had heard submissions from Essex Police and from the applicant, it was therefore up for them to consider whether the interim steps were appropriate for the promotion of the licensing objectives; and to determine whether to withdraw or modify the steps already taken.


Essex Police were then given the opportunity to summarise their case and in doing so commented they were happy to support the premise with the suggested conditions added to its licence, to help promote the licensing objectives.


The applicant was asked to summarise his case and in doing so stated he hoped Members could accept what he had already told them and had nothing further to add.


It was confirmed that all parties had said everything they wished too.


The Sub-Committee adjourned at 7.37pm for deliberations and were accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer. 


The meeting reconvened at 7.55pm.




That the Sub-Committee agrees to modify the premise licence, to include the conditions as proposed by Essex Police.