Licensing Committee

Information about the role of the licensing committee, which councillors sit on it, who chairs the committee, when are the meetings, are they open to the public, can the public speak and how and when to view agendas and minutes. 

What is the role of the Licensing Committee?

The role of the Licensing Committee is to deal with all of the council's licensing and registration functions, including the making of associated plans, other than functions under the Licensing Act 2003.

The committee's full terms of reference and delegated functions can be viewed in the council's constitution.

Which councillors sit on the committee?


Councillor West, P (Chair)
Councillor Bayram, L (Vice-Chair)
Councillor Copsey
Councillor Elvidge
Councillor Green
Councillor Sykes


Councillor Mathieson

Liberal Democrat

Councillor Heslop-Mullens
Councillor Padden

Who chairs meetings?

Councillor P West is the chair of the Committee.

County When are meetings?

Licensing Committee Meetings

 Date Time  Venue 
Monday, 12 April 2021 10.00 am Remote Meeting*
Monday, 24 May 2021 10.00 am
Monday, 5 July 2021 10.00 am
Monday, 6 September 2021 10.00 am
Monday, 18 October 2021
10.00 am
Monday, 29 November 2021
10.00 am
Monday, 24 January 2022
10.00 am TBC
Monday,  7 March 2022
10.00 am
Monday, 25 April 2022
10.00 am

* How can I access remote meetings? 

Visit the remote meetings access page for details on how to view remote public committee meetings.

Are meetings open to the public?

Yes. Meetings are open to the public but there may be some matters which will be considered in private. During such situations, members of the public will be asked to leave the meeting at this point. The circumstances under which we can consider matters in private are tightly controlled by law.


Please note: refreshments are not normally available for members of the public to access at meetings.

Can I record, film, take photographs or use social media during meetings?

Yes, new legislation means that you can film, record, take photos and use social media during open parts of meetings. For more information please visit the photography, filming and social media use page.

Can members of the public speak at meetings?

No. Members of the public are not permitted to ask questions at Licensing Committee meetings.

How and when can I view agenda and minutes meetings?


Agendas and reports are placed on public deposit five clear working days before each meeting and can be viewed by selecting the relevant agenda below.

Reports containing exempt or confidential matters will not, however, be available.


Minutes are placed on public deposit no later than five clear working days after each meeting and can be viewed by selecting the relevant minute below.

Reports containing exempt or confidential matters will not, however, be available.

Please note: agendas and minutes of meetings prior to those available online may be obtained by contacting the committee manager, Jayne Dale:

Email: jayne.dale@eastriding.gov.uk

Tel: (01482) 393201

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Democratic Services
County Hall
Cross Street
HU17 9BA

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