Isle of Wight Council

Licensing - Major Events

Safety Advisory Group (SAG)

Safety Advisory Group 

The main role of the Safety Advisory Group is to provide specialist advice to the Local Authority to help it discharge its functions under either sports grounds or public events legislation.

The Group will also provide advice and assistance to the event organisers in order to enhance public safety at the event. 

The Safety Advisory Group’s core membership consists of representatives from the following agencies: ·     

  • Chair (from the Local Authority Licensing Team) ·     
  • Licensing ·     
  • Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary ·     
  • Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service ·     
  • Isle of Wight NHS PCT ·     
  • Environmental Health Department ·     
  • Building Control ·     
  • Emergency Management ·     
  • Highways Authority

Representatives from other services or bodies may be invited to meetings where required.

The group meets at regular intervals, or when necessary, to review major event applications/plans.

For further clarification please contact the Licensing Department by phone or email using the details in the 'Contact' tab above.