Littlemore, the Head of Housing and Community Services presented a
report on the Constitution requirement that Members and Substitute
Members of the Licensing Committee undertake the required training
to enable them to continue to serve on the Committee.
response to a question from a Member, Mrs Bolas, the Legal Officer
advised that it was not felt practical to hold the training in the
evening as it would take a minimum of two to three hours to
complete and was detailed.
The Committee noted that one more training session would be
arranged to capture the two Committee Members and the Substitute
Members who had not undertaken the training. However, failure of any Member to attend the
training session would result in them not being able to serve on
the Committee as a Member or a Substitute. Mrs Bolas advised that a further refresher
training session would be organised in the new year.
RESOLVED: That the content of the report be noted and the
need for its Membership to be compliant with Maidstone Borough
Council’s Constitution and the Licensing Committee decision
of the 16 June 2016 on the requirements for training be