Committee details

Licensing Committee

Purpose of committee

The functions of the Licensing Committee are:


1.    The exercise of all the Council’s functions under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act, 2005.


2.    To review strategy and licensing policy and make recommendations to Council.


3.    To have reserve powers to enable the Committee (or any of its Sub-Committees) to deal with any Licensing and Regulation matter that is the responsibility of Neighbourhood Committees where, on legal advice, a Neighbourhood Committee is unable to deal with the matter.


Licensing Committee members make up the membership of Licensing Sub-Committees which are held regularly to determine alcohol, entertainment and gambling licences.




Contact information

Postal address:
Kingston Upon Thames