Statutory Licensing Committee


Councillors Alyson Baker, Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, Stephanie Duckett, Kevin Foster (Vice-Chair), Tim Grogan (Chair), Mike Jordan, Steve Mason, Andy Paraskos, Kirsty Poskitt, Mike Schofield, Subash Sharma, Roberta Swiers, Malcolm Taylor, Angus Thompson and Peter Wilkinson.


Wednesday, 24th May, 2023


3.30 pm or on the rising of the preceding meeting of the General Licensing and Registration Committee, whichever is the earlier


Council Chamber, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


Members of the public are entitled to attend this meeting as observers for all those items taken in open session. Please contact the named democratic services officer supporting this committee, details at the foot of the first page of the Agenda, if you have any queries.


Recording is allowed at Council, committee and sub-committee meetings which are open

to the public. Please give due regard to the Council’s protocol on audio/visual recording and photography at public meetings. Anyone wishing to record is asked to contact, prior to the start of the meeting, the named democratic services officer supporting this committee.  We ask that any recording is clearly visible to anyone at the meeting and that it is non-disruptive.






Apologies for absence






Declarations of Interests



All Members are invited to declare at this point any interests they have in items appearing on this agenda, including the nature of those interests.





Public Participation



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice (including the text of the question/statement) to St John Harris of Democratic Services (contact details below) by midday on 18 May 2023. Each speaker should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item. Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-


·         At this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes).

·         When the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting.


If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chair who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Sub-Committee hearing procedure

(Pages 3 - 10)


Report of the Corporate Director of Environment


Purpose of report


To adopt a procedure for Sub-Committee hearings





Dates of remaining meetings in 2023-24



To note the dates of the remaining scheduled meetings of the committee in 2023-24.  Meetings commence at 3pm or on the rising of the 2pm meeting of the General Licensing and Registration Committee, whichever is the earlier:

29 November 2023 and 27 March 2024





Any other items



Any other items which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.





Members are reminded that in order to expedite business at the meeting and enable Officers to adapt their presentations to address areas causing difficulty, they are encouraged to contact Officers prior to the meeting with questions on technical issues in reports.


Agenda Contact Officer:


St John Harris, Democratic Services Manager

Tel: 01723 383556



16 May 2023




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