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Alcohol licensing data to year ending March 2022 has been published by the Home Office.
As at 31 March 2022, there were:
Late Night Levies
As at 31 March 2022, 9 LAs had a late night levy in place. The total amount raised in the year ending 31 March 2022 by late night levies across 8 of the 9 LAs that provided information was around £2.4 million. This is a 41% increase (+£0.7 million) compared with the year ending 31 March 2018 (£1.7 million; 8 LAs with a late night levy). Of the 9 LAs with late night levies in place, 5 were in the London region area: City of London, Hackney, Islington, Southwark, and Tower Hamlets, in addition to Chelmsford, Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne and Nottingham.
In the year ending 31 March 2022, 347 premises licence reviews were carried out. This was a 43% decrease (-264) compared with the year ending 31 March 2018 (611) and continues the long term decline since the year ending 31 March 2010 (around 1,300, including imputed estimates). Of the 347 licences reviewed, almost half (167; 48%) were revoked or withdrawn.
24 Hour Licences
As at 31 March 2022, there were 10,600 premises with 24-hour alcohol licences, a 31% increase (+2,500) compared with 31 March 2018 (8,100).
Temporary Event Notices (TENs)
In the year ending 31 March 2022, including imputed estimates, 98,500 TENs were used which represents a 33% decrease (-48,700) compared with the year ending 31 March 2018 (147,200). It is likely that this decrease is in part related to the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions.