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Gambling Act 2005 - Statement of Principles (Policy) Approval Report

Decision Maker: Co-operative Executive

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The report will set out the details of the revised Statement of Principles (Policy) to be published under the Gambling Act 2005 and details of the consultation process that has been undertaken, and will seek approval on the final version of the Statement of Principles (Policy) and for it to be referred to Full Council for approval.

 

Decision:

10.1

The report set out the details of the revised Statement of Principles (Policy) to be published under the Gambling Act 2005 and details of the consultation process that had been undertaken. The report also sought approval on the final version of the Statement of Principles (policy) and for it to be referred to Full Council.

 

 

10.2

RESOLVED: That Co-operative Executive:-

 

 

Approve the Statement of Principles (Policy) for referral to Full Council on the 1st December 2021.

 

 

10.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

10.3.1

To ensure compliance with the Council’s statutory requirements set out in the 2005 Act and associated regulations and guidance to have the policy approved by Full Council and published in time for the Statement of Principles to be in effect in January 2022.

 

 

10.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

10.4.1

No further alternative options were considered.

 

 

10.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

Councillor Paul Wood declared a personal interest in Agenda Item No. 11 – Gambling Act 2005 – Statement of Principles (Policy) Approval Report as he had business involvement with the casinos in the city.  Councillor Wood took no part in the discussion or voting thereon.

 

 

10.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

10.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Interim Executive Director, Place

 

 

10.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee

 

NOTE: This is subject to approval at Full Council at its meeting to be held on 1

December 2021 and is not subject to call-in.

 

Report author: Shimla Finch

Publication date: 23/11/2021

Date of decision: 17/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Co-operative Executive

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