Agenda Template

Licensing Committee MEETING


Date: Thursday 18 June 2020

Time: 6.30 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting - The Public Proceedings of the Meeting will be broadcast live and recorded for playback on the Maidstone Borough Council Website



Councillors Fissenden, Fort, Garten, Mrs Grigg, Hinder, Joy (Chairman), McLoughlin, Naghi, Mrs Robertson, M Rose (Vice-Chairman), J Sams and Springett


The Chairman will assume that all Members will read the reports before attending the meeting. Officers are asked to assume the same when introducing reports.



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1.        Apologies for Absence




2.        Notification of Substitute Members




3.        Urgent Items




4.        Visiting Members




5.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




6.        Disclosures of Lobbying




7.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosure of exempt information.




8.        Minutes of the Meeting Held on 27 November 2019

1 - 4



9.        Minutes (Part I) of the Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee held on 6 December 2019

5 - 6



10.    Minutes of the Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee held on 13 January 2020

7 - 13



11.    Presentation of Petitions (if any)




12.    Questions and answer session for members of the public (if any)




13.    Questions from Members to the Chairman (if any)




14.    Hackney Carriage Fare Increase 2020

14 - 27



15.    Street Trading Policy 2020

28 - 74



16.    Busking Guidelines 2020

75 - 86



17.    Licensing Partnership Maidstone - Annual Update 2020

87 - 136






To move that the public be excluded for the items set out in Part II of the Agenda because of the likely disclosure of exempt information for the reasons specified having applied the Public Interest Test.


Head of Schedule 12 A and Brief Description







Minutes (Part II) of the Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee held on 6 December 2019

Paragraph 1

Information re

any individual

Paragraph 2


likely to reveal

the identity of

and individual

Paragraph 3


relating to the

financial or

business affairs

or any particular

person (including

the authority

holding that


137 - 140





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