None. The Licensing Act 2003 came fully into force on 24 November 2005. On 4 March 2008, Official Report, columns 102-105WS, the then Secretary of State made a written statement announcing the completion and publication of his evaluation of the implementation of the Act. A copy of the full evaluation was also then placed in the Library of the House. The main elements of the evaluation included:
Scrutiny Councils Initiative: a final report was issued in July 2006 and an update published in 2008;
Independent Fees Panel Report: published on 25 January 2007;
Review of the Statutory Guidance: revised Guidance issued on 28 June 2007;
Live Music Forum Report: published 3 July 2007;
Alcohol, Entertainment and Late Night Refreshment Licensing Statistical Bulletin: published on 8 November 2007;
DCMS Simplification Plan: the 2nd Simplification Plan was published on 4 December 2007;
Closing times data commissioned by DCMS from CGA Strategy Ltd to analyse actual Saturday closing times-published on 4 March 2008; and
Home Office Report on the impact of the Licensing Act 2003 on levels of crime and disorder: published on 4 March 2008.
The Department continues to monitor the impact of the 2003 Act.