Licensing Act changes would offer “no benefit” to retailers

A recommendation by a Lords Committee to abolish local authority licensing committees brings no obvious benefit for “real people on the ground”, according to…

Scrap local authority licensing, Lords Committee recommends

The Licensing Act 2003 is “fundamentally flawed” and “needs a major overhaul” according to a new report from the Lords Committee. The Committee, which was…

Licensing Act backed by industry chiefs

The Licensing Act 2003 could be improved but overall it is “a good bit of legislation”, according to key off-trade representatives who gathered together…