Statement of policy

West Lancashire Borough Council, acting as Licensing Authority under the Gambling Act 2005, must publish a Statement of Policy about how it will administer its responsibilities under the Act. 

Statement of Gambling Policy: 2022 - 2025

The 2022 version of the Policy was approved at a meeting of the Licensing and Gambling Committee on 7 December 2021 and Full Council on 15 December 2021, following a period of public consultation that took place between 16 August 2021 and 8 November 2021. The consultation followed the Cabinet Office Consultation principles: Guidance.

The Policy was published on 16 December 2021 and will come into force on 31 January 2022. The Policy will remain in effect for 3 years and will be reviewed in January 2025.