Edinburgh's Licensing Board

Edinburgh's Licensing Board is responsible for regulating the sale of alcohol to the public and certain gambling activities, by issuing alcohol licences and betting and gambling permits.

Consultation on the new draft Statement of Licensing Policy

The draft Statement of Licensing Policy has been prepared, following the Board's initial informal consultation. The Board has highlighted a number of particular questions on the new draft and encourages comment on these

View the consultation on draft Statement of Licensing Policy

Consultation on the Assessment of Overprovision

The Board is carrying out a separate consultation on the terms of its Assessment of Overprovision.  A number of localities have been identified in the Board's area which have been suggested to the Board as showing characteristics of overprovision.  The Board welcomes comment upon these.

View the consultation on Assessment of Overprovision

Financial statement 2016/17

The Board considered, and approved, the terms of a Financial Statement showing income and expenditure for the 2016/17 financial year at its meeting on 4 December 2017.

Download the board's financial statement for 2016/2017 (PDF - 281KB)

Licensing Board members

  • Councillor Norman Work (Convener)
  • Councillor Lezley Marion Cameron
  • Councillor Steve Burgess
  • Councillor Nick Cook
  • Councillor Cammy Day
  • Councillor Catherine Fullerton
  • Councillor Gillian Gloyer
  • Councillor David Key
  • Councillor Callum Laidlaw
  • Councillor Joanna Mowat

View recent Licensing Board meeting papers 

Download the Licensing Board rules and meeting dates (PDF - 70KB)
Download  details of what to expect at a Licensing Board meeting (PDF - 285KB)

Alcohol and gambling policies

Download the gambling policy (PDF - 452 KB)

Download the alcohol licensing policy (PDF - 670KB) 

Amplified music and vocals in licensed premises

Download letter to consultees 21 April 2016 (PDF - 58.55 KB)
Download recommendation from Licensing forum (PDF - 187.75 KB)
Download extract from current Statement of Licensing policy. (PDF - 46.57 KB)
Download supplementary Statement of Licensing policy - amplified music and vocals in licensed premises (PDF - 55.57 KB)

Equalities policy and outcomes

Download equalities policy outcomes (PDF - 161KB)

Download licensing Board Equalities policy 2018 (PDF - 282KB)

Freedom of information

Download freedom of Information publication scheme 2018 (PDF - 208.07 KB) 

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