Agenda and minutes

Eastbourne Borough Council Licensing Sub-Committee - Thursday, 7th April, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Court Room at Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, BN21 4UG

Contact: Committee Services on 01323 410000 

No. Item


Appointment of Chair


Councillor Belseyproposed, and Councillor Swansborough seconded that Councillor Morris be appointed as Chair for this meeting.


RESOLVED:  That Councillor Morris was appointed Chair for the meeting.



Apologies for absence / declaration of substitute members


There were none.



Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests (DPIs) by members as required under Section 31 of the Localism Act and of other interests as required by the Code of Conduct


There were none.



Application for the Review of a Premises Licence - The Best Kebab House, 14 Langney Road, Eastbourne, BN21 3EU pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Additional documents:


The Chair of the Licensing Sub Committee welcomed all parties to the hearing and detailed the procedure for the hearing. Those attending introduced themselves.


The Specialist Advisor for Licensing, Dean Love, presented the report to the Sub-Committee, summarised the details and answered questions.


The applicant for the Review, PC Buck, Sussex Police, addressed the Sub Committee and responded to questions.


Mr Moule, Specialist Advisor, Licensing (Night-time Economy), the representor, addressed the Sub Committee and responded to questions.


Mr Gordon addressed the Sub Committee, on behalf of Mr Herman Rasul, Premises Licence Holder, and responded to questions.


PC Buck, summed up and Mr Moule, also summed up.


Mr Gordon, as the Premises Licence Holder’s representative, summed up.


Following all the evidence presented, the Sub-Committee retired to consider and determine the application.  Michele Wilkinson, Housing and Regulatory Lawyer was in attendance to assist with any legal queries.  The Lawyer returned to advise it was not possible to give the decision at the hearing and that the decision would be sent to the parties within five working days of the date of the hearing.


RESOLVED:  To make the decision as set out in the attached Decision Notice document (Minutes Appendix 1).


Decision Notice pdf icon PDF 76 KB


Amended Decision in Part - Addendum to Decision of Licensing Sub Committee on 7 April 2022 pdf icon PDF 10 KB