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Agenda and minutes

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182.

Membership

In accordance with the Council’s Constitution, substitutes are not permitted to this Committee. 

Minutes:

Members noted that, as stated on the agenda, substitutes to this Committee were not permitted.

 

 

183.

Communications and apologies

(a)            Communications (if any) relating to business on the agenda.

 

(b)            Apologies for absence.

 

(c)        To receive presentations (if any) made in pursuance of a petition in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

In accordance with the Standing Order:-

 

No presentation shall exceed five minutes and consideration of the subject matter will normally take place at the next ordinary scheduled meeting of the Committee and not at this meeting.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Brown, Knell, Morris and Wayne.

184.

Declarations of interest

Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they or their spouse/partner have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting.  Members must also declare any other pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests they have in any matter to be considered at this meeting. The responsibility for declaring an interest rests solely with the member concerned.

 

Members must clearly state to the meeting the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other pecuniary interest or non‑pecuniary interest and the agenda item(s) to which it/they apply.

 

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests are prescribed by the Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012 as follows;

 

Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.

 

 

 

Sponsorship

Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by a member in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

 

 

Contracts

Any contract which is made between the relevant person (or a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority— (a) under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and (b) which has not been fully discharged.

 

 

Land

Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the relevant authority.

 

 

Licences

Any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the relevant authority for a month or longer.

 

Corporate tenancies

Any tenancy where (to the member’s knowledge) - (a) the landlord is the relevant authority; and (b) the tenant is a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest.

 

 

Securities

Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where - (a) that body (to the member’s knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the relevant authority; and (b) either (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or
(ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.

 

In cases of disclosable pecuniary interest, Members must withdraw from the meeting room while the matter is being considered.

 

Minutes:

No Member had an interest to declare under any of the items of business on the agenda.

 

 

185.

Classification of films for public viewing pdf icon PDF 189 KB

The ATTACHED report of Officers sets out the legal position of the licensing authority and the film to be viewed for the purposes of classification.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Officers presented a report, which requested that classification be given to a film due to be shown at the local cinema. Classification by the local authority was required because the film had not been classified by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC).

 

RESOLVED that the report be noted and that the Committee classify the film in line with Officer recommendations.

 

186.

EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

Recommendation that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I Schedule 12 A to the said Act.

 

 

Part II agenda item                                         Paragraphs in Schedule 12A

Viewing of films for the purpose of classification          3 and 6a

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1, Schedule 12A to the said Act:-

 

Part II Agenda Item

         

 

Viewing of Films for the Purpose of

Classification                    

Paragraphs in Schedule 12A

 

3 and 6a

 

187.

Viewing of films for the purpose of classification

The Committee will be requested to view the film detailed in the Officer’s report for the purpose of classification.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the following classification be given:

 

·       Moos  – certificate 12A.

 

Action by: Senior Licensing Officer