Gambling Act Responsible Authorities

Gambling licence

About responsible authorities

Responsible authorities are public bodies that must be notified of applications for premises licences.

Responsible authorities are entitled to make representations in relation to applications.

The responsible authorities are as follows:

  • Licensing Services, Buckinghamshire Council (the application will constitute notification)
  • The Gambling Commission
  • The Licensing Officer, Thames Valley Police
  • Bucks Fire and Rescue
  • Head of Planning Services, Buckinghamshire Council
  • Environmental Health and Housing Manager, Buckinghamshire Council
  • Bucks Safeguarding Children Board, Buckinghamshire Council
  • HM Revenue and Customs



The Gambling Commission
Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
Birmingham
B2 4BP


Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service
Central Admin
Unit 7 Brigade Headquarters
Stocklake
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP20 1BD

Environmental Health
Environmental Health Manager
Buckinghamshire Council,
King George V House, 
King George V Road
Amersham
Bucks
HP6 5AW

HM Revenue & Customs
Ms Ann-Marie Kerr
National Registration Unit
Portcullis House
21 India Street
Glasgow
G2 4PZ

The Chief Officer of Police
Thames Valley Police
Headquarters (South)
KIDLINGTON
Oxfordshire
OX5 2NX

Head of Planning
Head of Planning Services
Buckinghamshire Council
King George V House,
King George V Road Amersham
Bucks
HP6 5AW

Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board
Matilda Moss
Business Manager
Buckinghamshire Council
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP20 1UZ