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Statement of Licensing Policy Review Consultation 2015

Gambling Act 2005 - Consultation on Revised Statement of Principles

Wyre Forest District Council is currently carrying out consultation on a revised Statement of Principles under the Gambling Act 2005.

This document sets out the principles the Council will apply when carrying out its functions under the Gambling Act 2005 and has to be reviewed and republished at least every three years.

The draft revised Statement of Principles can be downloaded from the link below.  The Statement of Principles has been updated to contain an explanation of the principles the Council applies when designating an appropriate body to advise it on child protection matters, and to set out the process the Council will follow if it considers passing a resolution not to issue casino premises licences.

The Council is inviting comments on the draft revised Statement of Principles from all interested parties including residents and those running businesses in the District.

Download the Draft Statement of Principles: Gambling Act 2005 Revised Statement of Principles 2016 – 2019

Comments can be sent by email to or posted to:

Wyre Forest Gambling Consultation
Worcestershire Regulatory Services
Wyre Forest House
Finepoint Way
DY11 7WF

The consultation will remain open for comments until 31st August 2015 and all comments received will be considered by the Council before the publication of a new Statement of Principles before the end of 2015.

Wyre Forest District Council