Date lodged: 6 October 2017
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5O-00714 by Michael Matheson on 1 March 2017 (Official Report, c.16), what progress it is making with the implementation of section 179 of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 regarding disabled access.
Answered by: Michael Matheson 31 October 2017
Work continues to draft amending regulations to include a prescribed statement form in The Premises Licence (Scotland) Regulations 2007. Guidance is also being developed to help those applying for an alcohol premises licence to prepare their statement and to assist Licensing Boards in assessing that statement.