Local Authorities

No substitute for proper legislation

No substitute for proper legislation

By Peter Coulson

The revised statutory Guidance for local authorities issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 last week, appears to have been one of the last acts of the outgoing minister at the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), Tessa Jowell.

Gambling with deadlines

Gambling with deadlines

By Peter Coulson

Peter Coulson, MA legal expert, looks at the issues around gaming licences

Licensing@aol.com

Licensing@aol.com

Sign of the times Q Our pub is off the main road and I want to put up a sign at the end of the lane to direct people to the pub. The landowner is a...

LETTERs

LETTERs

Taking advantage of our pub loos I read with interest how some local authorities are asking pubs to allow the general public to use their toilets...

Fees hike blow for pubs

Fees hike blow for pubs

By Tony Halstead THals22851@aol.coml

Trade groups are "concerned" and "disappointed" that pubs face a 7% hike in annual licence fees over the next three years, following publication of...