Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Friday, 21st October, 2022 2.00 pm

Venue: This meeting is to be held via Microsoft Teams.

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

No. Item


Nomination of Chair


Councillor Ralph nominated himself to Chair the Sub-Committee. This was seconded and agreed by Councillor Fish.




That Councillor Collins 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


There were no interests declared.



Application for a Summary Review of a Premises Licence – Interim Steps Representation Consideration


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 34.


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


The Legal Representative on behalf of the applicant, was the opportunity to present his case.  This was followed by questions from Members.


Essex Police were then asked to present their case. All parties were given the opportunity to ask questions of Essex Police.


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 Legal Representative on behalf of the applicant, then gave his case summary to the Sub-Committee.


The Chair sought everyone had said all they wished too; it was agreed they had. The Sub-Committee then adjourned at 3.07pm for deliberation and were accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer. 


The meeting reconvened at 3.26pm.




That the Sub-Committee agreed for the suspension of the premise license to remain in place.