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Appointment of Chair
The Sub-committee to appoint a Chair for the meeting.
Resolved that Councillor M Thirlaway be appointed Chair for this meeting.
Declarations of Interest
Members of the Sub-committee are invited to declare any registerable and/or non-registerable interests in matters appearing on the agenda, and the nature of that interest,
There were no declarations of interest reported.
To give consideration to an application for a review of the Premises Licence in respect of Gills Off Licence (Trading as Lifestyle Express), 13 Station Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2QY.
The Sub-committee gave consideration to an application from the Chief Officer of Police for a review of the Premises Licence in respect of Gills Off Licence (trading as Lifestyle Express), 13 Station Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2QY. The application for the review of the Premises Licence was supported by the Local Weights and Measures Authority and the Director of Public Health.
Those present were invited to introduce themselves and the Sub-committee’s legal advisor outlined the procedure to be followed at the hearing.
Mr Young, Licensing Officer, presented details of the application, the representations received and the options available to the Sub-committee.
Acting Inspector Preston, on behalf of the Chief Officer of Police, presented details of the application for a review of the Premises Licence. He responded to questions from Members of the Sub-committee with the assistance of Mr Kirkpatrick, the Force’s Licensing Co-ordinator.
Mr Burnett, on behalf of the Local Weights and Measures Authority, set out the support for the review of the Premises Licence. He responded to questions from Mr Foster on behalf of the Licensee.
Mr Mills, local resident, set out his support for the Licensee.
Mr Clarke, a local business owner, set out his support for the Licensee.
Mr Foster, Solicitor for the Licensee and with the support of Ms Subramaniyam, set out the background to the review and the action taken by the Licensee to address the concerns raised. Mr Foster and Ms Subramaniyam responded to questions from members of the Sub-committee and the representatives of the Police and the Local Weights and Measures Authority.
All parties to the hearing were given the opportunity of summing up their respective cases and the Sub-committee retired to make its decision in private.
All parties were invited back into the meeting and the Chair announced the Sub-committee’s decision.
Resolved that the Premises Licence in respect of Gills Off Licence (trading as Lifestyle Express) 13 Station Road, Whitley Bay be modified by the imposition of the following conditions on the licence:
1. The Licence Holder shall always ensure that when the Premises are open to the public for any licensable activity there will be sufficient competent staff on duty at the Premises for the purpose of fulfilling the terms and conditions of the premises licence and promotion of the licensing objectives.
2. A CCTV system shall be designed installed and maintained in proper working order to the satisfaction of the Licensing Authority and in consultation with Northumbria Police. Such system shall: -
a) Ensure coverage of all entrances and exits to the Premises internally and externally;
b) Ensure coverage of the till area(s);
c) Ensure coverage of such other areas as may be required by the Licensing Authority and Northumbria Police;
d) Be able to capture a minimum of 4 frames per second and all recorded footage must be securely retained for a minimum of 28 days and shall be supplied immediately on lawful request to Local Authority enforcement officers (including Trading Standards Officers) and/or Northumbria Police;
e) The system ... view the full minutes text for item LS24/22