Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of interest, if any.

Minutes:

No declarations were reported at the meeting.

2.

Minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee meeting held on 25th June, 2021. pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 25th June, 2021, be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

3.

Application to Renew an Existing Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence. Review of an Existing Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence. Review of an Existing Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Vehicle Licence. pdf icon PDF 528 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered an application for the renewal of an existing Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence, the review of an existing Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence and the review of an Existing Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Licence.

 

The Sub-Committee Members, the Applicant and relevant officers had received a copy of the agenda papers prior to the meeting.

 

At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair welcomed all parties to the meeting, made introductions and outlined the procedure to be followed.

 

The Licensing Officer, David Smith, introduced the report and outlined the salient points in relation to the application, explaining the circumstances, which had led to the requirement for the Committee to determine whether the applicant was considered a fit and proper person to be granted a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence and Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Vehicle Licence.

 

The applicant explained his past actions and responded to a number of questions from members. The applicant, the Licensing Officer and the observer were then asked to leave the meeting whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated the application.

 

The applicant was notified that he would receive the decision of the Sub-Committee in writing within 7 working days.

RESOLVED that the Sub-Committee having considered the report, taken into account the representations made at the hearing, together with the Councils Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Licensing Policy. Having reviewed the suitability to continue to hold a Private Hire Drivers licence and a Private Hire Vehicle Licence decided that the applicant was a fit and proper person for the purposes of the licences currently held and the pending application to renew.