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Agenda and minutes

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence



No apologies for absence were received.  Councillor Josie Paszek attended the meeting as a reserve Member, but was not required to stay.



Exclusion of Public and Press

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



RESOLVED: That the public and press be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on item 4 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.



Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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



There were no declarations of interest.



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))







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




The applicant in Case No. 70/19 attended the hearing with his brother and a representative, and they all addressed the Sub-Committee.




The applicant in Case No. 71/19 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.




The applicant in Case No. 72/19 did not attend the hearing and, as no notification had been received by the Licensing Service, the case was considered in his absence.




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




Case No.

Licence Type








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

(a) Grant a licence for the shorter term of one year in the light of the circumstances now reported, subject to the applicant paying off any Court ordered debt to the Council, 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.







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

Defer consideration of the application to a hearing after 24th November, 2019.







Application for the renewal of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

The application be refused on the grounds that the applicant has not provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles.