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Licensing bodies and off-trade questioned by Committee

02 September 2016

Licensing bodies, such as the Institute of Licensing, and the British Institute of Innkeeping, as well as off-trade representatives, such as the Association of Convenience Stores, are asked questions on the Licensing Act 2003

Witnesses

Tuesday 6 September, Committee Room 3A, Palace of Westminster

At 10.40am

  • Daniel Davies, National Chairman, Institute of Licensing
  • John Miley, National Chair, National Association of Licensing and Enforcement Officers
  • Marie-Claire Frankie, Licensing Solicitor, National Association of Licensing and Enforcement Officers
  • Michael Kheng, Chair, Midlands Region, British Institute of Innkeeping

At approximately 11.40am

  • James Lowman, Chief Executive, Association of Convenience Stores
  • Miles Beale, Chief Executive, Wine and Spirit Trade Association
  • Gill Sherratt, Director, Licensing Matters

Possible questions

  • How bad is the issue of excessive drinking?
  • Is the availability of super-strength alcohol a concern?
  • Should a minimum unit price be introduced?
  • How is the increase of home delivery and pre-loading having an impact?
  • Does the Licensing Act need to be updated or improved?
  • Do organisations fully understand the Act?

Further information

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