It is a requirement of the Licensing Act 2003 for every Licensing Authority to produce a Statement of Licensing Policy which explains how the Licensing Authority will exercise its licensing functions under the new Act.  Central to the Licensing Policy Statement is the promotion of the four key licensing objectives:

  1. the prevention of crime and disorder;
  2. public safety;
  3. prevention of public nuisance; and
  4. the protection of children from harm.

A copy of the policy and code of best practice is available to view via the link below:

If you would like a hard copy please email or telephone 01225 477531 or 01225 477556.

This Statement has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of the Act, and having regard to the Guidance issued by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport under Section 182 of the Act.

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