This report sets out the Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Policy (Gambling Policy) that details the Council’s approach to the provision of Gambling in the Borough. The Policy is reviewed every three years and this review has taken account of any changes in legislation, regulations and guidance. The revised Policy is attached as Appendix A and is being presented to the Executive for recommendation to Council for adoption.
The Council has an existing Gambling Policy which, during this review, has been rewritten for ease of understanding. There have not been any substantive policy changes. The Policy sets out the standards and criteria for applications received according to the Gambling Act and how those applications will be determined, and the licensing objectives promoted.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Decision due: 7 Feb 2022 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Policy & Resources
Lead director: Director of Leisure and Community
Contact: Ian Rickman, Head of Environmental Health Email: email@example.com.