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Licence Committee that Hears Representations

Here you can find out more about the Licence Committee that Hears Representations, as well as read through previous meeting minutes and papers.

What is the Licence Committee that Hears Representations?

This committee is our first-stage licensing decision appeal mechanism, and consists of independent members who are not Authority members. The procedure for representations is set out in the HF&E (Procedure for Revocation, Variation or Refusal of Licences) Regulations 2009. Matters considered by the Licence Committee that Hears Representations may also subsequently be considered by our Appeals Committee.

The current members are:

  • Cerys Jones (lay)
  • John Ennis (lay)
  • Simon Bond (lay)
  • Carole Gilling-Smith (professional)
  • Emily Wood KC (lay)
  • Linda Lee (lay)
  • Dr Rehan Salim (professional)

Papers relating to individual cases will be published here when a hearing occurs.

Review date: 12 April 2026