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Licensing and Environmental Committee


Membership of 12

Makes recommendations to Council

Responsibilities include:
Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles
Public Entertainment Licences
Street Trading
Moneylenders, Pawnbrokers, Scrap Metal Dealers, Sex Shops and other Licensing matters.

Also manages fees and charges and protects the environment in relation to noise and other statutory nuisances.

The Quorum at meetings of Council or any of its Committees is half of its membership. If, during the meeting of the Council, a Quorum of Members is not present then the meeting shall be adjourned immediately.
If the lack of Quorum only relates to particular item(s) then that particular item(s) shall be deferred.
The remaining business will be considered at a date and time fixed by the Chairman. If he/she does not fix a date, the remaining business will be considered at the next Ordinary Meeting.
Except where authorised by Statute or ordered by the Council, business shall not be transacted at any meeting unless the quorum as set out is present. Fractions of numbers are to be rounded up.

Articles of the constitution section 2

Terms of reference section 5

Council procedure rules (standing orders) section 7

Meeting Dates and Documentation available here

The Committee is made up of:

Kenneth Henderson (Vice-Chairman)

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Chris Rogers (Chairman)

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