Each licensing authority under the Gambling Act 2005 is required before each successive three year period, to prepare and publish a statement of the principles that they propose to apply in exercising their functions under the Act during that period.

This document is commonly referred to as the authority's Statement of Principles.

On 19 December 2018, the Council published a revised Statement of Principles which takes effect on 31 January 2019.

The revised Statement of Principles:  pdf Gambling Statement of Principles (814 KB)