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Agenda and minutes

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

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence



No apologies for absence were received.  Councillor Jack Clarkson 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

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. 19/17 did not attend the hearing, and the Sub-Committee considered the case in his absence.




The applicant in Case No. 20/17 had withdrawn his application prior to the meeting.




The applicant in Case No. 21/17 attended the hearing with his brother and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.




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




Case No.

Licence Type








Application for the renewal of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Agree to grant a licence for a period of six months on the grounds that the applicant has provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy relating to the age limit of vehicles.







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

Refuse to grant a licence on the grounds that, in the light of the offences and convictions now reported, and the representations now made, the Sub-Committee does not consider the applicant to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence.