Alcohol Scrutiny Panel (completed 2014)

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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