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Review of Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles

We have been carrying out a consultation on the update of the Council's Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles 2019-21.


The Gambling Act 2005 requires the Council as licensing authority to prepare and publish a Statement of Principles every three years. Council agreed the updated icon Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles [9.05MB] on 4 December 2018.


We carried out a consultation with our residents, workers and visitors to the borough, local businesses, associated trade bodies, responsible authorities and other stakeholders, to gather views on the icon draft Statement. [10.75MB] View online a icon summary of the changes to the current Policy. [10.81MB]  

The consultation ran from 8 June to 3 September 2018. 

The Licensing Committee will review the updated policy on 28 November 2018 and a summary of responses will be available on our website.