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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: To be held as an online video conference

Contact: John Turner, Democratic Services  Email: john.turner@sheffield.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chair

Minutes:

1.1

RESOLVED: That in the absence of the Co-Chair of the Sub-Committee (Councillor Andy Bainbridge), Councillor Dawn Dale be appointed Chair of the meeting.

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

2.1

An apology for absence was received from the Co-Chair (Councillor Andy Bainbridge).

 

3.

Exclusion of Public and Press

To identify items where resolutions may be moved to exclude the press and public

Minutes:

3.1

RESOLVED: That the public and press be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on item 5 on the grounds that, if the public and press were present during the transaction of such business, there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information as described in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.

 

4.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Members to declare any interests they have in the business to be considered at the meeting

Minutes:

4.1

There were no declarations of interest.

 

5.

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing - Individual Cases

Report of the Chief Licensing Officer.

 

 

*(NOTE: The report at item 5 in the above agenda is not available to the public and press because it contains exempt information described in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended))

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

5.1

The Chief Licensing Officer submitted details in respect of two cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

5.2

The applicant in Case No. 75/20 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.3

The applicant in Case No. 76/20 was not able to attend the hearing due to technical difficulties, and the Sub-Committee agreed to consider the case based on the paperwork submitted, including additional information circulated prior to the meeting.

 

 

5.4

RESOLVED: That, after consideration of the information contained in the case papers, and the information now reported, and, where relevant, circulated at the meeting, the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

75/20

Application for a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver’s Licence

(a) Grant a licence for the shorter term of six months in the light of the circumstances now reported, and (b) the applicant be given a written warning as to his future conduct, to remain live for the term of the licence, and warned that if there is any further cause for concern, the licence will be referred back to the Sub-Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

76/20

Application to renew a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver’s Licence

Grant a licence for 12 months, as requested, on the grounds that the Sub-Committee considers the applicant to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence.