Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

12.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

13.

To consider the extent , if any, to which the public and press are to be excluded from the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the public and press be excluded from the proceedings of the meeting in accordance with Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, as amended, on the grounds that exempt information, as detailed in Paragraph 1 (information relating to any individual) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act is likely to be disclosed.

 

14.

Minutes of the Licensing Sub Committee Meetings held on 4th and 11th June, 2024 pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meetings held on 4th June, and11th June, 2024 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

15.

Declarations of interest, if any.

Minutes:

There were no declarations reported at the meeting.

 

16.

Review of an Existing Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence (Exclusion paragraph 1, information relating to an individual)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a review of an existing Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Driver Licence. At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair welcomed all parties to the meeting and outlined the procedure to be followed.

 

The Sub-Committee Members, the Applicant, and the Licensing Compliance Officers confirmed that they had received a copy of the agenda papers prior to the meeting.

 

The Licensing Compliance Officer introduced the report and outlined the key points in relation to the application, explaining the circumstances which had led to the requirement for the Sub-Committee to determine whether the applicant was considered a ‘fit and proper’ person to be hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence.

 

The Sub-Committee Members were invited to ask questions of the Licensing Compliance Officer and Applicant. After the Applicant was allowed to explain his past actions and make a closing statement, he was notified that he would receive the decision of the Sub-Committee in writing within 7 working days.

 

The Applicant and the Licensing Compliance Officers were then asked to leave the meeting whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated the application.

 

RESOLVED that the Sub-Committee having considered the report, taken into account the representations made at the hearing, together with the Councils Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy, having considered the suitability to hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence, decided that the Applicant was not a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence.

 

17.

Review of an Existing Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence and Review of an Existing Private Hire Operator's Licence (Exclusion paragraph 1, information relating to an individual)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a review of an existing Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Driver Licence and a review of an existing Private Hire Operator’s  Licence. At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair welcomed all parties to the meeting and outlined the procedure to be followed.

 

The Sub-Committee Members, the Applicant, and the Licensing Compliance Officers confirmed that they had received a copy of the agenda papers prior to the meeting.

 

The Licensing Compliance Officer introduced the report and outlined the key points in relation to the application, explaining the circumstances which had led to the requirement for the Sub-Committee to determine whether the applicant was considered a ‘fit and proper’ person to be hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence, Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence and Private Hire Operator’s Licence.

 

The Sub-Committee Members were invited to ask questions of the Licensing Compliance Officer and Applicant. After the Applicant was allowed to explain his past actions and make a closing statement, he was notified that he would receive the decision of the Sub-Committee in writing within 7 working days.

 

The Applicant and the Licensing Compliance Officers were then asked to leave the meeting whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated the application.

 

RESOLVED that the Sub-Committee having considered the report, taken into account the representations made at the hearing, together with the Councils Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy, having considered the suitability to hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence and Private Hire Operator’s license and decided that the Applicant was a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence, Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence and Private Hire Operator’s License and grant the licences. A total of 6 penalty points were to be applied to the applicant’s licence.

 

18.

Application to Renew an Existing Private Hire Drivers Licence (Exclusion paragraph 1, information relating to an individual)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a renewal of an existing Private Hire Drivers Licence. At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair welcomed all parties to the meeting and outlined the procedure to be followed.

 

The Sub-Committee Members, the Applicant, their representative, and the Licensing Compliance Officers confirmed that they had received a copy of the agenda papers prior to the meeting.

 

The Licensing Compliance Officer introduced the report and outlined the key points in relation to the application, explaining the circumstances which had led to the requirement for the Sub-Committee to determine whether the applicant was considered a ‘fit and proper’ person to be hold a Private Hire Drivers Licence.

 

The Sub-Committee Members were invited to ask questions of the Licensing Compliance Officer and Applicant. After the Applicant was allowed to explain his past actions and make a closing statement, he was notified that he would receive the decision of the Sub-Committee in writing within 7 working days.

 

The Applicant, their representative, and the Licensing Compliance Officers, were then asked to leave the meeting whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated the application.

 

RESOLVED that the Sub-Committee having considered the report, taken into account the representations made at the hearing, together with the Councils Private Hire Licensing Policy, having considered the suitability to hold a Private Hire Drivers Licence, decided that the Applicant was not a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a Private Hire Drivers Licence.

 

19.

Review of an Existing Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence (Exclusion paragraph 1, information relating to an individual)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a review of an existing Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Driver Licence. At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair welcomed all parties to the meeting and outlined the procedure to be followed.

 

The Sub-Committee Members, the Applicant, and the Licensing Compliance Officers confirmed that they had received a copy of the agenda papers prior to the meeting.

 

The Licensing Compliance Officer introduced the report and outlined the key points in relation to the application, explaining the circumstances which had led to the requirement for the Sub-Committee to determine whether the applicant was considered a ‘fit and proper’ person to be hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence.

 

The Sub-Committee Members were invited to ask questions of the Licensing Compliance Officer and Applicant. After the Applicant was allowed to explain his past actions and make a closing statement, he was notified that he would receive the decision of the Sub-Committee in writing within 7 working days.

 

The Applicant and the Licensing Compliance Officers were then asked to leave the meeting whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated the application.

 

RESOLVED that the Sub-Committee having considered the report, taken into account the representations made at the hearing, together with the Councils Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy, having considered the suitability to hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence, decided that the Applicant was not a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence.