Liaison Committee
The Licensing Act 2003: post-legislative scrutiny Follow-up report

2nd Report of Session 2022-23 - published 11 July 2022 - HL Paper 39


Chapter 1: Introduction

The Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003

The Licensing Act 2003

Follow-up work

The impact of COVID-19 on licensed premises

Chapter 2: Progress on key recommendations

Coordination between the licensing and planning systems

‘Agent of Change’ principle


Councillor training

Police licensing officers

Access to licensed premises for disabled people

The Night-time economy

Late Night Levy

Box 1: Business Improvement Districts in Wolverhampton and Bradford

Pricing and taxation of alcohol

Minimum Unit Pricing

Box 2: Minimum Unit Pricing Research


Sale of alcohol airside

Application systems

National Database for Personal Licence Holders

Summary of conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: List of Members and declarations of interest

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Appendix 3: Acronyms and abbreviations

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