North Yorkshire Council


Statutory Licensing Committee


Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, 24th May, 2023 commencing at 3.09 pm.


Vice-Chair, Councillor Kevin Foster  in the Chair plus Councillors Andy Paraskos, Subash Sharma, Roberta Swiers, Malcolm Taylor and Angus Thompson.


In attendance: Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff attended as an observer since she had not yet undertaken the required training to sit on the committee.


Officers present:   Gareth Bentley, Kevin Chin, St John Harris, Paul Thompson, and Laura Venn.


Apologies: Stephanie Duckett, Tim Grogan, Mike Jordan, Steve Mason and Kirsty Poskitt.   .



Copies of all documents considered are in the Minute Book





Apologies for absence


Apologies for absence were received from the Chair, Councillor Grogan and Councillors Duckett, Jordan, Mason, and Poskitt.






Declarations of Interests


There were no declarations of interests.






Public Participation


There were no public questions or statements.






Sub-Committee hearing procedure


Considered –


The report of the Corporate Director of Environment in respect of a proposed procedure for Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee hearings.


Resolved –


That the Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee procedure attached at Appendix 1 to the report be approved.






Dates of remaining meetings in 2023-24


The Committee noted the dates of the remaining scheduled meetings in 2023-24 (meetings commence at 3pm or on the rising of the preceding meeting of the General Licensing and Registration Committee, whichever is the earlier):

29 November 2023 and 27 March 2024.






Any other items


There were no urgent items of business.





The meeting concluded at 3.11 pm.




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