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New Licensing Committee/Board Membership

9th September 2010

The Chairman of the new Highland Licensing Committee and Highland Licensing Board is Councillor Peter Corbett, Inverness Central. Vice-Chairman is Councillor Margaret Paterson, Dingwall and Seaforth.

The other 10 members of the Committee are:-

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross: David Flear, William Mackay, Linda Munro and Alasdair Rhind.

Ross, Skye and Lochaber: Richard Greene, Drew Millar and Allan Henderson.

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey: Roy Petersen, Gregor Rimell and Glynis Sinclair.
The Licensing Committee considers general licensing matters, such as taxi licensing, street trader licences and public entertainment licences.

Councillors Corbett and Paterson are also the office-bearers of the new 10-member Highland Licensing Board, which oversees liquor licensing and gambling. Councillors Munro and Mackay are not members of the Licensing Board. The other members of the Licensing Committee are on the Board.

The new Highland Licensing Committee/Board replace the three area Licensing Committees/Boards covering Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross; Ross, Skye and Lochaber and Inverness, Nairn and Badenoch and Strathspey.

 

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