Freedom of Information Request

Are licensing committee hearings back to open sessions?

Received: 27 October 2022

Let me know whether your licensing committee hearings are now back to open sessions in council committee rooms or still run remotely via Zoom or Teams or other similar software.

During the pandemic and lockdowns many licensing sub committees ran their proceedings in determining licence applications, reviews etc remotely.

We have now bene out fo the period of lockdowns for over a year.

Please provide your current policy on the holding of licensing sub committee hearings and whether these are held:

1. Only via Zoom or other similar software 2. Partially via Zoom/Teams and partially live meetings in a council chamber 3. Fully back to normal and held as live meetings in committee room with all parties and public able to attend in person.

Outcome / Documents

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