Report by Executive Director – Customer Services.
The Forum considered a report which had been presented to the Argyll and Bute Council Licensing Board on 23 June 2015. The report provided details of the evidence collated from relevant agencies as well as surveys conducted with the public and licensees, in order that the Board may consider options and arrangements in relation to the required statutory consultation.
The report highlighted that the Board’s Statement of Licensing Policy 2013 – 2016 included a section dealing with overprovision; …
“….and therefore an information and evidence gathering exercise has been commenced in conjunction with the Local Licensing Forum with a view to considering the matter of overprovision (including overprovision of off-sales premises).”
The Forum noted the position.