Policy paper

Alcohol licence application: considering local communities

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

For consideration of the local community when making an alcohol licence request, under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill.


As part of its commitment to rebalance the Licensing Act 2003 in favour of local communities, the government is keen that licence applicants give greater consideration to the local area when making their application.