Consultations - Review of the Council’s Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy

Who can get involved? General Public, those who represent businesses, residents and community groups.
Start date 18 June 2018
Closing date 10 September 2018
Service delivery area Public Protection
Reason for consultation The Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy for the Gambling Act 2005 is due for its statutory 3 yearly review.
Overview The draft review of the Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy has been prepared in accordance with the Gambling Commission’s “Guidance to licensing authorities 5th edition”.

The proposed policy amendments for this review are:

• Additional information on “Location”
• Additional information on Local Risk Assessments
• Additional information on Protecting Children and Other Vulnerable Persons from being Harmed or Exploited by Gambling
• Codes of Practice for Permit Holders
More information
How to get involved? The Statement of Gambling Licensing Policy is available to view :

• on the Council’s website
• in the reception at Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA
• in the reception at Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT
• in the library at Southwater One, Southwater Square, Southwater Way, Telford, TF3 4JG

Comments can be made in respect of the Review by writing, or e-mailing to the address below:

Principal Licensing Officer
Public Protection
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
What happens next? All responses to the Consultation will be considered before the final policy document is produced for presentation to Full Council for approval on 22nd November 2018. The Policy will be published on 3rd January 2019 and will then take effect from 31st January 2019.