Consultation item

The Community and Ancillary Sellers Notice (Home Office) (extent=E/W) - TSI response - December 2014

TSI response (PDF 173KB). TSI suggests that the omission of trading standards officers from this proposed licensing regime reflects a failure to recognise their role in the enforcement of age-restricted sales legislation and in the licensing objective Protection of Children from Harm. TSI also notes the lack of reference to under-age sales. TSI recognises the benefits of the proposal for small businesses but calls for clear limits for the quantity and frequency of the supply of alcohol to ensure that it is genuinely ancillary to the business and to maintain a clear distinction between these and other licensed premises.