Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of interest, if any.

Minutes:

There were no declarations made at the meeting.

2.

Minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 23rd March and 7th April 2022. pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes from the Meetings held on 23 March and 7 April, 2022 be approved as a correct record.

3.

Exclusion of Public and Press

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the public and press be exclude from the remaining proceedings of the meeting in accordance with Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act, as amended, on the grounds that exempt information, as defined in Paragraph 1 (information relating to any individual) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act was likely to be disclosed.

4.

Application for a New Private Hire Drivers Licence

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered an application for a new Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers 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 Senior Licensing Practitioner, Daniel Tucker, 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.

 

The applicant explained his past actions and responded to a number of questions from members. The applicant, the Licensing Officers, 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 hold a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers licence decided the applicant was not a fit and proper person to hold a licence.

 

5.

Application to review an existing Hackney Carriage/Private Hire drivers licence and Private Hire vehicle licence (Exclusion Paragraph 1 - information relating to any individual).

Minutes:

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

 

The Sub-Committee Members, the Licensee, 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 Senior Licensing Practitioner, Daniel Tucker, 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.

 

The Licensee explained his past actions and responded to a number of questions from members. The Licensee was notified that he would receive the decision of the Sub-Committee in writing within 7 working days. The Licensee, his representative, the Senior Licensing Practitioner, were, then asked to leave the meeting whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated the application.

 

 

RESOLVED that the Sub-Committee having considered the report took into account the representations made at the hearing together with the Councils Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Licensing Policy. Having reviewed, the licensee’s suitability to continue to hold a Private Hire Drivers licence and a Private Hire Vehicle Licence decided to revoke the Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Licence. The Licensee was not considered to be a fit and proper person to hold such licences.