The Cabinet Office have issued the following statement confirming the extension of the gov.uk online licensing forms system:
"The Cabinet Office will be extending the existing GOV.UK Licensing service for 2 years until the end of March 2025. GDS will continue to support the licensing service during this period.
"The Cabinet Office will review the GOV.UK Licensing Service and explore options going forward over the next two years. The team will continue to work with the Local Government Association and other government departments on the future approach to licensing. We will keep users regularly updated throughout the process."
The Institute of Licensing has been working with the Government Digital Service and will continue its involvement as this work develops over the next 2 years as an alternative options are explored and implemented.