Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub Committee - Thursday, 28th May, 2020 10.00 am

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Items
No. Item

LS100/19

Appointment of Chair

The Sub-Committee to appoint a Chair for this meeting.

Minutes:

Resolved that Councillor T Mulvenna be appointed Chair for this meeting.

 

LS101/19

Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

You are invited to declare any registerable and/or non-registerable interests in matters appearing on the agenda, and the nature of that interest.

 

You are also invited to disclose any dispensations in relation to any registerable and/or non-registerable interests that have been granted to you in respect of any matters appearing on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest or dispensations reported.

 

LS102/19

The Barking Dog, Kings Road North, Wallsend. NE28 9JJ (Battle Hill Ward) pdf icon PDF 543 KB

To consider an application for a review of a Premises Licence.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-committee met to consider an application by the Chief Officer of Police for a review of the Premises Licence in respect of the Barking Dog, Kings Road North, Wallsend, NE28 9JJ.

 

Following introductions, the Chair set out the procedure which would be followed during the course of the virtual hearing.

 

Mr G Callum, Licensing Officer, presented details of the application and the options available to the Sub-committee. 

 

The Sub-committee referred to the written representations submitted in respect of the application and viewed CCTV footage supplied by the applicant.

 

Ms H Thompson, lawyer for Northumbria Police, presented the case on behalf of the Chief Officer of Police.  She was assisted by Inspector M Storey and Mr N Kirkpatrick.  Ms Thompson explained that the review had been brought following a number of serious incidents which had occurred at the premises and it related to the prevention of crime and the protection of children from harm licensing objectives.

 

Members of the Sub Committee and the Licensee’s representative asked a number of questions of the representatives of the applicant which were responded to.

 

Mr M Foster, Mincoffs Solicitors, represented the Licensees, PJK Inns Limited.  He was assisted by Mr T Robson (Licensing Consultant), Mr C Robinson and Mr A Milne directors of PJK Inns Limited.  He explained the steps the licensees had taken to address the concerns raised by the police.

Members of the Sub Committee and the representatives of the Police asked a series of questions which were responded to by the Licensee’s and their representatives.

 

All parties were given the opportunity to sum up their particular submissions.

 

The Sub-committee withdrew from the meeting to make its decision in private.

 

Resolved that the Premises Licence in respect of the Barking Dog, Kings Road North, Wallsend be amended as follows:

 

The licensing and opening hours at the Premises will be: -

 

a)    Supply of alcohol:

           

            Sunday to Wednesday from 11.00 hours to 23.00 hours

            Thursday to Saturday from 11.00 hours to 23.30 hours

 

b)   Regulated Entertainment:

                                   

            Sunday to Wednesday from 11.00 hours to 23.00 hours

            Thursday to Saturday from 11.00 hours to 23.30 hours

 

            Late Night Refreshment:

 

            Thursday to Saturday from 23.00 hours to 23.30 hours

 

            Opening Hours

 

            Sunday to Wednesday from 11.00 hours to 23.30 hours

            Thursday to Saturday from 11.00 hours to 00.00 hours

 

            The following conditions are imposed on the premises licence: -

 

1.    The Premises Licence Holder will ensure that at all times that the Premises are open to the public there will be a sufficient number of competent staff on duty at the Premises for the purposes of fulfilling the terms and conditions of the licence and promoting the licensing objectives.

 

2.    The licence holder and Designated Premises Supervisor will maintain a dynamic risk assessment for the general operation of the Premises and for individual bespoke events, held at the Premises. Such a Risk Assessment will: -

 

a)    Identify not only the potential risks but also the tactics to be employed to reduce any such risks;

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