Licensing

06 Jun 2019

We Love Hackney Residents Group Judicial Review rumoured to be over?

We previously reported on the residents group “We Love Hackney” ( WLH ) and their challenge to Hackney Councils new Licensing rules introduced last year.Local media outlet The Hackney Citizen has been reporting that the groups c...

05 Jun 2019

Welsh Government - Delay to 2020 for minimum unit pricing of alcohol.

On 29th May Vaughan Gething AM, Minister for Health and Social Services published an update on the Welsh Governments proposals for a policy of minimum unit pricing (MUP) of alcohol.In February, the Welsh Government issued a written statement fol...

05 Jun 2019

Scotland - Glasgow consult on new Sexual Entertainment Venue Policy

On 31st May Glasgow launched their public consultation on a new Sexual Entertainment Venue (SEV) Policy for the city.This follows the Scottish Government bringing into force the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 (Commencement No.9 an...

21 May 2019

Scotland – Licensing (Personal Licences: Supplemental and Transitional Provision) (Scotland) Order 2019

The snappily titled Licensing (Personal Licences: Supplemental and Transitional Provision) (Scotland) Order 2019 was laid before the Scottish Parliament yesterday with a view to it coming into force on 30 June 2019.As many Scottish personal lice...

17 May 2019

Durham - Licensing Policy

Durham County Council has recently closed their consultation on their new proposed licensing statement for the next 5 years.  The Policy which covers the entire County has been recently criticised by Durham City’s Labour MP, Dr. Roberta...

14 May 2019

Scotland - Last chance for licence renewals

We cannot promise this will be the last reminder from us on the requirement to renew Scottish personal licences which are due to expire on 31st August 2019 (if in doubt check your personal licence document for the expiry date) but the deadline to ...