reasons for the sub-committee reaching this decision are as
has read and heard all of the information before them.
is aware of and has taken into account any implications that may
arise from the Human Rights Act 1998.
The sub-committee in
reaching its decision has had due regard for its public sector
equality duty under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 and
consider that in reaching their decision to refuse the premises
licence that they have fulfilled their duty under the
In reaching their
decision, the sub-committee has read all of the papers before them,
and in addition heard from Fiona White, Licensing & Land
Charges Manager and Mr Byatt on behalf of the applicant, the
applicant himself, and considered the representation received from
the Chief Officer of Lincolnshire Police. Sgt Enderby attended
the hearing to represent the police.
heard from Mr Byatt on behalf of Mr Karim. Mr Byatt advised that Mr Karim had a history of
manning shops and involvement in the licensing industry since
2013. He acknowledged that Mr
Karim’s previous managerial experience had been lax but he
had since had input from Mr Byatt and he was confident that Mr
Karim now understood his roles and responsibilities and understood
the requirements of his licence. Mr
Byatt advised the sub-committee that Mr Karim had previous history
of working with authorities.
addressed the sub-committee regarding Mr Karim’s involvement
with other premises. In particular they
noted Mr Karim was Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) at 44 King
Street, Thetford when illegal cigarettes were seized on 18
September 2019. Further Mr Karim is the
Premises Licence holder and DPS for 2 Alfred Street,
Boston. Two separate visits to this
premises showed a failure to comply with several licence
conditions. Lincolnshire Police also
provided information ...
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