Decision details

Review of Statement of Licensing Policy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Bracknell Forest Council is required to prepare and publish a Statement of Licensing Policy every five years in accordance with section 5 of the Licensing Act 2003 (‘the Act’). The Bracknell Forest Statement of Licensing Policy must undergo a review and be republished by the end of January 2021.


That the Executive endorse the policy for submission to the Licensing & Safety Committee.

Reasons for the decision:

The Policy has to be approved by full Council once it has been endorsed by the Executive and the Licensing & Safety Committee.

Alternative options considered:

To comply with the Licensing Act 2003 a statement of Licensing Policy must be published so there is no alternative.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Within existing budget.

Declarations: None.

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No.

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Sean Murphy, Head of Public Protection Partnership Email:

Publication date: 15/12/2020

Date of decision: 15/12/2020

Effective from: 23/12/2020