Agenda item - Procedural Business

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Agenda item

Procedural Business

(a)   Declaration of Substitutes - Where Councillors are unable to attend a meeting, a substitute Member from the main Licensing Committee may attend, speak and vote in their place for that meeting.


(b)   Declarations of Interest by all Members present of any personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Members regard the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.


(c)   Exclusion of Press and Public - To consider whether, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, or the nature of the proceedings, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting when any of the following items are under consideration.


NOTE:  Any item appearing in Part 2 of the Agenda states in its heading either that it is confidential or the category under which the information disclosed in the report is exempt from disclosure and therefore not available to the public.


A list and description of the categories of exempt information is available for public inspection at Brighton and Hove Town Halls.



96a     Declarations of Interest


96.1    Councillor Watkins was present in substitution for Councillor Simson.


96b     Declarations of Interest


96.2    There were none.


96c     Exclusion of the Press and Public


96.3    In accordance with Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (”The Act”), the Licensing Panel considered whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during any item of business on the grounds that it was likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press or public were present during that item, there would be disclosure to them of confidential information (as defined in Section 100A(3) of the Act) or exempt information (as defined in Section 100(1) of the Act).


96.4    RESOLVED – That the press and public be not excluded.



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