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

  • Angela Convery (Chair)
  • Betty Cunningham (Vice Chair)
  • Stewart Miller
  • Paul O'Kane
  • Charles Gilbert

Board meetings

Date: Thursday 20 May 2021 (online)

Time: 10am

Any objections and/or representations must be made by the date stated against each application to the:

Clerk of the Licensing Board
Council Offices
Eastwood Park
Rouken Glen Road
Giffnock
G46 6UG

Statement of Principles consultation

Our Licensing Board is responsible for some gambling licences and is preparing to issue a new Statement of Principles. These are the principles which the Board will adhere to when making decisions.

Icon for pdf View the Statement of Principles 2021 [235.72KB].

We'd like to hear from any members of the public who may wish to comment on them. If you've any comments then email celicensing@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk by 10 May 2021.

Last modified on 29 July 2021

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