The Committee has responsibility for all
matters relating to the licensing of taxi and private hire
vehicles/drivers/operators in the Borough, as well as for licensed
premises within the statutory provisions of the Licensing Act 2003
and the Gambling Act 2005.
The Committee undertake the licensing
functions of the Council including health and safety at work/fire
safety and Health Act 2006.
In connection with the consideration and
determination of applications or concerning complaints against
individual licence-holders under the provisions of the Licensing
Act 2003 the Committee has delegated its powers for hearings to be
dealt with by the Council's Licensing Sub-Committee.