Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Thursday, 10th November, 2022 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Kenna Victoria Healey, Senior Democratic Services Officer  Email:

No. Item


Nomination of Chair


Councillor Ralph nominated Cllr Maney to Chair the Sub-Committee. This was seconded by Councillor Snell.




That Councillor Maney Chair the Sub-Committee



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


Councillor Ralph declared that the applicant had donated to a charity event he had previously organised.



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.


All parties were provided the chance to ask questions of the Licensing Officer.  There were none.




Essex Police were then asked to present their case. All parties were given the opportunity to ask questions of Essex Police. There were none.


The Licensing Manager then provided a short summary to the Sub-Committee during which he outlined the decisions available to the Sub-Committee.


Essex Police were asked to present a summary of their case to Members.


The Chair sought everyone had said all they wished too; it was agreed they had. The Sub-Committee then adjourned at 6.17pm for deliberation and were accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer. 


The meeting reconvened at 6.34pm.




That the Sub-Committee agreed to suspend the premise license with immediate effect.