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Agenda and minutes

Venue: To be held at the Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH

Contact: Harry Clarke, Democratic Services  Email: harry.clarke@sheffield.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

1.1

An apology for absence was received from Councillor George Lindars-Hammond, who was due to attend as a reserve Member.

 

2.

Exclusion of Public and Press

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

Minutes:

2.1

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.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

3.1

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4.

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:

4.1

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

 

 

4.2

The applicant in Case No. 12/17 did not attend the hearing.

 

 

4.3

The applicant in Case No. 13/17 attended the hearing with a representative and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.4

The licence holder in Case No. 14/17 attended the hearing with a representative and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

The applicant in Case No. 15/17 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.6

RESOLVED: That the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

12/17

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

Defer consideration of the application on the grounds that the applicant had not received notice of the hearing.

 

 

 

 

 

13/17

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

Grant a licence for the shorter term of 12 months in the light of the offences and convictions now reported.

 

 

 

 

 

14/17

Review of a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver’s Licence

In the light of the nature of the conviction now reported, and based on the evidence provided by the licence holder, the Sub-Committee agrees to take no action.

 

 

 

 

 

15/17

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

In the light of the nature of the conviction now reported, and based on the evidence provided by the applicant, grant a licence for the term requested.