It seems I was a little premature in my last post, saying that Broon was just repeating an old mantra. Well he was in some of it, but he proposes wider changes, though it is likely he'll be kicked out before it comes to that. The key is allowing councils to object to licences on a wholesale basis and shut whole areas down if they see fit. Hang on you say, "Don't councils decide licences in the first place?"
Indeed they do - that's why it's bonkers. The MA has the story here.
‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE BLACK EYE FRIDAY… - ‘Twas the night before Black Eye Friday, when all through Barnsley, Not a South Yorkshireman was stirring, even in the Funky Buddha.* A short break from ...
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