Late Night Levy

02 Jan 2019

Late Night Levy for takeaways

The Policing and Crime Act 2017 contains amendments to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, which after commencement will:allow licensing authorities to target the Late Night Levy in geographical areas (rather than for it to a...

03 Jan 2018

Late Night Levy Criticised for Yielding Low Income

The Late Night Levy fee is imposed by some Licensing Authorities upon Licensed premises operating between 00:00 (Midnight) and 6:00am.It was projected and promoted as a tool for local authorities, to collect income from Late Operating licensed p...

08 Nov 2017

Detail on the Government response to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003

On 4 April 2017, the House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 published its post-legislative scrutiny report some 11 years after the Act came into force.A summary of the Committee’s conclusions and recommendations (over 70...

01 Nov 2017

Decision Day: Kingston Council to rule on Late night Levy Introduction

We regularly keep our clients updated on the Late Night Levy and the Licensing Authorities who choose to adopt it.Despite previously rejecting its introduction in 2013 citing that the "potential costs outweighed the potential benefits" Kingston ...

22 Sep 2017

London Borough of Tower Hamlets Approve Late Night Levy after Second Consultation

We previously reported on the successful challenge to the Late Night Levy in Tower Hamlets which resulted in a second consultation.Following that consultation, Tower Hamlets Council  have confirmed that they are to press ahead wit...

28 Jul 2017

Hackney Council to introduce Late Night Levy in November

Hackney Council have decided to introduce a Late Night Levy following a period of consultation.  The Levy will begin in November and comes despite the recent decisions by other Councils not to introduce one.   As we have reported previo...