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West Dunbartonshire Licensing Policy Consultation

SGF has responded to the West Dunbartonshire Licensing Board consultation on its Statement of Licensing Policy. SGF argued strongly that the policy on overprovision should not be 'refined' to consider the positive health benefits of increased employment opportunities as a factor that applicants can use in support of their application. Licensing is about Licensing and should not be used as a tool for economic development.

Our submission is avilalable here