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Safeguarding through Licensing 4th December 2017 Carlisle City Council, Civic Centre, Rickergate, Carlisle CA3 8QG
Members Fee: £125.00 + VAT
Non-Members Fee: £170.00 + VAT
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To provide a forum for discussion and learning amongst key stakeholders in relation to safeguarding issues around children and other vulnerable people where licensing can make a difference. This events will look at lessons to be learned as well as examining successful and emerging initiatives involving all partners with a role in protecting children and vulnerable adults.
This event is aimed at local authority officers, police officers, social services and all who are involved in the safeguarding of vulnerable persons.Fees: Members £125 + VAT, Non-Members £170 + VAT. A group booking discount of 6 places for the price of 5 will apply. To take advantage of this discount please email events@instituteoflicensing.org (cheapest delegate type will be allocated as complimentary)CPD hours TBC
The Programme (TBC)

9.50 Opening and Welcome - Kay Lovelady - IoL North West Regional Chair

10.00 The Police Perspective: Tackling Sex Exploitation - Brian Murray, Detective Chief Inspector, Crime Command, Cumbria Police

10.45 TBC

11.15 Break

THE ROLE OF LICENSING:

11.45 Safeguarding through licensing - Taxis and Premises Licensing - James Button, James Button & Co:


• What can a local authority take into account when considering driver / operator licensing?


• What is 'fit & proper’?


• Suspension/revocation of licences


• Signs / indicators to note in licensed drivers


• How should police information be provided to local authorities and why is this not always the case?


• How can LAs use 'soft intelligence'?

12.30 Safeguarding and Gambling - Rob Burkitt, Gambling Commission

13.00 Lunch

13.45 Carlisle Street Pastors - Kathy Howe

14.15 Safeguarding - An Operator's Perspective - Julie Tippins, Head of Compliance, DHP Family

14.45 Data Protection - not a barrier to information Sharing. How to legally and effectively share intelligence to tackle sexual exploitation of children and vulnerable adults - James Button, James Button & Co.

15.15 Break

15.30 The role of the licensing authority, its officers and councillors sitting on the licensing committees and defending decisions on Appeal - James Button, James Button & Co

16.00 Questions & Answers
16.15 Close
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James Button
Jim Button is a solicitor and runs his own niche practice, James Button & Co., Solicitors, specialising in licensing (including Taxis, Licensing Act 2003, Gambling Act 2005 etc.), environmental health, public health, criminal investigations and prosecutions and human rights.
As a former local authority solicitor (articled at South Tyneside MBC, and then Manchester City Council) hze has a wealth of experience advising and representing Councils, as well as the licensed trades.
He is a well-known speaker and trainer in his areas of expertise, and is the author of “Button on Taxis: Licensing Law and Practice” (1999, Bloomsbury Professional), as well as the author and contributor to other publications. He is a Consulting Editor for “Licensing Review” and writes regularly for the “Journal of Licensing”.
In 1996 Jim was a Founder Member of the Local Government Licensing Forum, and was Chair from its creation until 2003, when it became the Institute of Licensing. He was Chair of the Institute until 2004 when he became President. In 2012 he was honoured by the Institute when he was made a Companion.
Jim Button was an excellent trainer. The content was delivered in an enthusiastic and informative way. I would have no hesitation as to recommend Jim as a trainer

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