Panel summary

The panel aimed to complement the work of the Alcohol Programme Board by focussing on specific areas of local alcohol policy. These included the role of alcohol-free events; responsible retailing; promoting responsible drinking, and reviewing the Statement of Licensing Policy.

The panel worked with a wide range of partners though including members of the Alcohol Programme Board, trade associations, both of the local universities, retailers, the police,tourism representatives and others.

Panel members

  • Councillor Geoffrey Bowden (Chair)
  • Councillor Jayne Bennett
  • Councillor Alan Robins

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