Venue: Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Contact: Richard Woods / Maisie McInnes, Democratic Services
Appointment of Chairman for the meeting of the Sub-Committee
The Democratic Services Officer opened the meeting and invited Councillors to appoint a Chair of the Sub-Committee Hearing. It was proposed by Councillor Keith Holland-Delamere and seconded by Councillor Jake Roberts that Councillor Mike Warren be appointed Chair of the Sub-Committee Hearing.
(1) That Councillor Mike Warren be appointed Chair of the Sub-Committee Hearing.
Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest that they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.
Note: Any Member with a disclosable pecuniary interest will not be able to participate in the hearing, and should therefore notify Democratic Services in advance so that arrangements may be made for an alternate Member to attend.
There were no declarations of interest.
The Senior Licensing Enforcement Officer submitted a report which requested that the Sub-Committee Hearing consider a request from Northamptonshire Police for the review of the Premises Licence for Escape, a nightclub located at 5 Horseshoe Street, Northampton.
Due to unforeseen personal circumstances, a representative of the applicant requested that the Sub-Committee adjourn the consideration of the requested review of the Premises Licence until 1 October 2021 at 10:00am.
(1) That it be agreed that consideration of the requested review of the Premises Licence be adjourned until 1 October 2021 at 10:00am.
The Senior Licensing Enforcement Officer submitted a report which requested that the Sub-Committee Hearing consider an application for the variation of a Premises Licence for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club, Abington Avenue, Northampton.
The Sub-Committee Hearing also heard representations on behalf of the the licence holder by Mr Jonathan Taylor, the Operations Manager for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club.
(1) As set out in the attached decision notice.
Exclusion of Press and Public
The following report(s) contain exempt information as defined in the following paragraph(s) of Part 1, Schedule 12A of Local Government Act 1972.
*DELETE AS APPROPRIATE*
Paragraph 1 – Information relating to any individual.
Paragraph 2 – Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual.
Paragraph 3 – Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).
Paragraph 4 – Information relating to any consultations or negotiations, or contemplated consultations or negotiations, in connection with any labour relations matter arising between the authority or a Minister of the Crown and employees of, or office holders under, the authority.
Paragraph 5 – Information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings.
Paragraph 6 – Information which reveals that the authority proposes;
a) To give under any enactment a notice under or by virtue of which requirements are imposed on a person; or
b) To make an order or direction under any enactment
Paragraph 7 – Information relating to any action taken or to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of crime.
Members are reminded that whilst the following item(s) have been marked as exempt, it is for the meeting to decide whether or not to consider each of them in private or in public. In making the decision, members should balance the interests of individuals or the Council itself in having access to the information. In considering their discretion members should also be mindful of the advice of Council Officers.
Should Members decide not to make a decision in public, they are recommended to resolve as follows:
“That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that, if the public and press were present, it would be likely that exempt information falling under the provisions of Schedule 12A, Part I, Paragraph(s) XXXXX would be disclosed to them, and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”