Agenda and decisions

Licensing Panel - Monday 22nd January 2024 9.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall, Huddersfield. View directions

Contact: Jenny Bryce-Chan  Email:


No. Item


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 197 KB

Toapprovethe minutesofthemeetingof the Panelheld on the 6 December 2023.


That the minutes of the meeting held on the 6th December be approved as a correct record.



Declaration of Interests pdf icon PDF 22 KB

Members will be asked to say if there are any items on the Agenda in which they have any disclosable pecuniary interests or any other interests, which may prevent them from participating in any discussion of the items or participating in any vote upon the items.


No interests were declared.


Admission of the Public

Most agenda items take place in public. This only changes where there is a need to consider exempt information, as contained at Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. You will be informed at this point which items are to be recommended for exclusion and to be resolved by the Panel.


That agenda items 1 – 6 be considered in public session.


That the public be excluded from the hearing in accordance with Regulation 14(2) of the Licensing Act 2003 (Hearings) Regulations 2005 and Section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 during consideration of agenda item 8.




The Panel will receive any petitions and/or deputations from members of the public. A deputation is where up to five people can attend the meeting and make a presentation on some particular issue of concern. A member of the public can also submit a petition at the meeting relating to a matter on which the body has powers and responsibilities.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10, Members of the Public must submit a deputation in writing, at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting and shall subsequently be notified if the deputation shall be heard. A maximum of four deputations shall be heard at any one meeting.


No deputations or petitions were received.


Public Question Time

To receive any public questions.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 11, the period for the asking and answering of public questions shall not exceed 15 minutes.


Any questions must be submitted in writing at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting.


No public questions were asked.


Licensing Act 2003 - S51 Review of Premises Licence for Buccovina Off Licence, 644 Huddersfield Road, Ravensthorpe, WF17 3HP pdf icon PDF 17 MB

To consider the application at 9:30am.


Contact:  Steve Mycroft, Licensing Officer, 01484 221000




That the premises licence in respect of Buccovina Off Licence, 644 Huddersfield Road, Ravensthorpe, WF17 3HP be revoked.





Exclusion of the Public

To resolve that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.




Licensing Act 2003 - Application for the Grant of a Personal Licence

This report is recommended for consideration in private because the information contained in it is exempt information within Paragraph 1 of part 1 to schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (access to Information) variation order 2006. It is considered the report contains information relating to any individual. The public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosure of the information in terms of accountability, transparency and openness in council decision making.


To consider the application at 10:15am.


Contact: Lee Rushworth, Licensing Officer, Tel: 01484 221000




That the application for the grant of a Personal Licence be refused.