Issue - meetings

Statement of Gambling Policy Consultation (Cllr Douglas Mills)


Meeting: 20/06/2019 - CABINET (Item 6)

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That Cabinet:


1)    Agree to a public consultation for the draft Statement of Gambling Policy;


2)    Note that a further report will be submitted to Cabinet, post consultation, highlighting any consultation responses for Cabinet to consider for inclusion in the final policies;


3)    Note that, subject to later Cabinet endorsement, the final Statement of Gambling Policy will be referred to full Council for adoption.


Reasons for decision


Cabinet noted the review of the Council’s Statement of Gambling Policy to support effective and efficient delivery of licensing functions. Cabinet agreed that the updated document be subject to the statutory consultation as a policy framework document.


Alternative options considered and rejected


None, as Cabinet noted that there was a legal requirement under the Gambling Act 2005 to review the policy every 3 years.


Officer to action:


Stephanie Waterford, Residents Services


Classification: Public


The report and any background papers relating to this decision by the Cabinet are available to view on the Council's website or by visiting the Civic Centre, Uxbridge.