Dumfries and Galloway Divisional Licensing Boards

The Dumfries and Galloway Licensing Boards are the statutory licensing authority under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 and the Gambling Act 2005.

There are four separate Divisional Licensing Boards for Dumfries and Galloway. The Boards meet to determine relevant applications and discuss related matters.

  • Nithsdale Divisional Licensing Board
  • Annandale and Eskdale Divisional Licensing Board
  • Stewartry Divisional Licensing Board
  • Wigtown Divisional Licensing Board

View the live stream of meetings and download agenda packs and minutes >>

Licensing policies and principles

The Boards are under a duty to publish a number of local policies and guidance documents which inform decision-making. These documents are reviewed regularly.

If you require a hard copy, please contact the Licensing Board by email licensing@dumgal.gov.uk

Annual reports

The boards are required to publish an Annual Functions Report and Annual Financial Report within 3 months of the end of the relevant financial year. However, for reasons relating to Coronavirus and by virtue of the Boards' powers under the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, the annual finance and functions report for financial year 2020/2021, will be published no later than 31 December 2021:

Reports from previous years

Reports for the last financial year is also available to download:

Equality and Diversity

The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012 came into force in May 2012. The key legal requirements for public authorities (which includes the Licensing Boards) contained in these specific duties are to:

Licensing Officers

Annandale and Eskdale/Nithsdale

Stewartry

Wigtownshire

Board membership

Annandale and Eskdale Divisional Licensing Board (6 members)

Vacancy
Councillor Ian Carruthers  (Convener)
Councillor Archie Dryburgh
Councillor George Jamieson
Councillor Gail Macgregor
Councillor Stephen Thompson

Nithsdale Divisional Licensing Board (6 members)

Councillor Ivor Hyslop  (Convener)
Councillor Tony Berretti
Councillor John Campbell
Councillor Linda Dorward
Councillor Emma Jordan
Councillor Tracey Little

Stewartry Divisional Licensing Board (5 members)
Councillor Kim Lowe (Convener)
Councillor Tony Berretti
Councillor Dougie Campbell
Councillor Iain Howie
Councillor Andy McFarlane

Wigtown Divisional Licensing Board (6 members)

Councillor Andrew Giusti  (Convener)
Councillor Ben Dashper
Councillor Katie Hagmann
Councillor Chrissie Hill
Councillor David Inglis
Councillor Jackie McCamon

Board Dates

 

Page last updated: 17/11/2022
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