Falkirk Council Licensing Board deals with the granting of licences for the sale and supply of alcohol and for various gambling activities.

The members of the Board are appointed by Falkirk Council.

The Convener of the Licensing Board is Councillor James Kerr and the Depute Convener is Councillor Allyson Black.

The Clerk to the Licensing Board is Colin Moodie.

Applications are made to the Licensing Section who provides the day to day administrative support to the Board.

The Licensing Board meets every month except July.

The Licensing Board has a statutory duty to prepare and publish an annual financial report and a functions report not later than 3 months after the end of the financial year. The financial report must provide a statement of relevant income received by the Board during the financial year and the amount of relevant expenditure incurred in the year. An explanation of how the amounts were calculated must be included. The functions report provides clarity and transparency in relation to the work undertaken by the Board during the financial year.

The reports for 2017/18 were approved by the Board at it's meeting on 26 June 2018 and are available to download.

At it's meeting on 26 June 2018, the Board approved a Supplementary Statement of Licensing Policy in relation to extended hours over the Festive Period. This replaces paragraph 11.8 of the current policy. Both policies are available to download.

All meetings start at 09:30 unless otherwise advised and take place in the Council Chambers, Municipal Buildings, Falkirk.

Members of the public are welcome to attend.


Downloads

Falkirk Council Licensing Board - Financial Report 2017-18
Falkirk Council Licensing Board Equality Strategy 2013
Falkirk Council Licensing Board Equality Mainstreaming and Equality Outcomes Update Report - April 2017
Falkirk Licensing Board Publication Scheme 2017
Chief Constables Annual Report 2013-14
Falkirk Council Licensing Board - Financial Report 2016-17
Statutory Functions Report 2017-18
Supplementary Statement of Licensing Policy 2018
Statement of Licensing Policy