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Hearing for Variation to a Premise Licence at "Ego at Old Ashfields", Sutton Road, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottingham PDF 101 KB
The Chairman introduced himself
and asked the Committee Members, officers and those parties present
to introduce themselves.
In attendance were Mr. G. Baker
(representative for Ego Restaurants Limited), Mr. W. Rathore
(Fraser Brown Solicitors - representative for Ego Restaurants
Limited) and Interested Parties Mrs. A. Kirk, Mr. M. Morris, Mr. D.
Roe, Mr. J. Stephens and Mrs. T. Stephens.
The Chairman outlined the
application and explained the procedure to be adopted throughout
the duration of the hearing.
The Chairman then invited Mr.
Rathore, the representative on behalf of the Applicant, to put
forward his case to the Sub Committee.
Mr. Rathore proceeded to address the Sub Committee on behalf of the
Following this and in
accordance with adopted procedure, the Interested Parties, Sub
Committee Members and the Legal Officer were offered the
opportunity to ask questions of the representative for the
Applicant for the purposes of lucidity and further
The Interested Parties were
then invited to put forward their representations to the Sub
Committee. Following this and in
accordance with adopted procedure, the representatives for the
Applicant, Sub Committee Members and the Legal Officer were offered
the opportunity to ask questions of the Interested Parties for the
purposes of lucidity and further explanation.
Finally, the Chairman invited
the representative for the Applicant and the Interested Parties to
sum up their respective cases.
The Chairman and Members of the
Sub Committee then withdrew from the hearing in order to deliberate
upon the application and representations made in respect of
The hearing was adjourned at
The Chairman and the Sub
Committee Members subsequently returned to the room and the hearing
was reconvened at 12.37 p.m.
The hearing was adjourned again
at 12.50 p.m. to consider an amendment to the decision put forward
by the representative for the Applicant. The Chairman and Sub Committee Members returned to
the room and the hearing was reconvened at 1.05 p.m.
The Legal Officer delivered the
Sub Committee’s findings, the decision and reasons as
The Sub Committee had taken
into account the evidence put before it at the hearing and also
took into account the contents of the application and written
Findings of the Sub Committee:
In consideration of all of the
evidence and taking into account the Licensing Authority’s
Policy, the four Licensing objectives, the Licensing Act, the DCMS
guidance and the Human Rights Act, the Panel were minded to grant
the application for a variation because:
Licensing Law is not the primary mechanism for the
general control of Anti-Social Behaviour but rather a part of a
holistic approach to the management of the District;
There are other mechanisms available and in place
for controlling problems of crime and disorder in the area such as
the Police and/or the Council’s Departments such as the
Anti-Social Behaviour Team and/or the Environmental Health
If a Responsible Authority and/or Interested Party
felt that the licence was not being adhered to then a review
application can be made to ...
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