Licensing forum


The forum consists of between 5 and 21 members.

  • At least one member must be a Licensing Standards Officer for the council's area.
  • At least one member of the Forum must be a representative of the Health Board for the area.
  • Midlothian Licensing Forum membership (PDF)

The other members are representatives of 5 key interest areas:

  • Holders of licensed premises and personal licenses (licensees)
  • The chief constable for the police area in which the Forum is situated
  • Persons having functions relating to health, education or social work
  • Young people
  • Persons resident within the forums area

Download the Forum application form