Licensing Board

Find out Licensing Board responsibilities as well as when meetings take place.

Our Licensing Board handles the administration of a range of licences. Their main function is to regulate premises that sell alcohol to the public. They're also required by the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate certain gambling activities within the East Renfrewshire area.

The Licensing Board is made up of 5 councillors with various temporary licences granted under powers delegated to appointed East Renfrewshire Council officers.

All licensing fees are put back into the council to fund the licensing system, which is entirely hosted and administered by our employees.

The Licensing Board is a separate legal entity and has its own publication scheme under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act. 

Board members

  • Councillor Paul Edlin (Chair)
  • Provost Mary Montague (Vice Chair)
  • Councillor Andrew Morrison
  • Councillor Angela Convery
  • Councillor David MacDonald

Board meetings

Date: Tuesday 4 May 2023 at 10am

Minutes of last meeting

Minutes to follow.

Statement of Principles 

Our Licensing Board is responsible for some gambling licences.

View the Statement of Principles 2021 (PDF) [235KB] (opens new window)  which the Board will adhere to when making decisions.

Current list of Occasional Licence Applications

Ref No.Date of licenceApplicantEventLocationExpiry Date for
or representations





Last modified on 17 March 2023