Premises Licence

08 Jan 2018

A Right Royal Knees Up? Home Office Launch Royal Wedding Consultation

A four week consultation has been launched by the Home Office on plans to allow Licensed Premises to open on the nights of Friday the 18th May and Saturday the 19th May until 1am.The Home Secretary Amber Rudd indicated “ The Royal wedding ...

28 Nov 2017

Scotland – All the fun of the fair!

Richard Lyle MSP has launched a consultation on removing travelling fairs from the licensing regime created by the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 with a view to establishing a new licensing system for them.The outcome of the consultation w...

15 Nov 2017

BREAKING NEWS - Scotland – Minimum Pricing Supreme Court dismisses appeal – victory for the Scottish Government

The long running saga over the Scottish Government’s intention to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol of 50p has today been the subject of another key decision.In May 2013, the Court of Session in Edinburgh determined that minimum p...

13 Nov 2017

Metropolitan Police - Form 696

Following a special meeting of the London Music Board in September co-hosted by Amy Lamé, the Mayor’s Night Czar, the Metropolitan Police (Met) carried out a full review and consultation of the ‘Form 696’ risk assessment 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...

06 Nov 2017

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

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...