To advise that the Authority has a duty to
review the current Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles
To bring before the Licensing Committee the outcome of the approved consultation exercise for Tamworth Borough Council’s draft Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles (Policy Statement) 2023 - 2026. The public consultation exercise concluded on 11th September 2022
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Substantially / significantly effects 2 or more wards;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2022
Decision due: 13 Dec 2022 by Council
Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Voluntary sector, Town Centre, Evening economy & Community Safety
Lead director: Assistant Director - Growth & Regeneration
Contact: Sarah Gear, Senior Licensing Officer Email: email@example.com, Wendy Smith, Head of Environmental Health Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Section 349 (3) of the Act requires the
Licensing Authority to consult the following on its Statement of
Principles (Policy Statement) or subsequent revisions:
•The Chief Officer of Police,
•One or more persons who appear to the Licensing Authority to represent the interests of persons carrying on gambling businesses in the Authorities area; and
•One or more persons who appear to the Authority to represent the interests of persons who are likely to be affected by the exercise of the Authorities functions under the Act.
The public consultation exercise was held between 24th June 2022 – 23rd July 2022. No responses were received to the consultation. A further consultation took place between 12th August 2022 – 11th September 2022 due to an amendment of Policy Statement dates.