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Agenda and minutes

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

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

1.1

No apologies for absence were received. 

 

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 pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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 three cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

4.2

The applicant in Case No. 58/18 attended the hearing with a friend, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.3

The licence holder in Case No. 52/18 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.  Two witnesses, specifically a Licensing Officer and the complainant, also attended the hearing and made representations.

 

 

4.4

The licence holder in Case No. 59/18 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.  Two Licensing Officers also attended the hearing, as witnesses, and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

RESOLVED: That, after consideration of the information contained in the case papers and, where relevant, any additional information submitted to, or reported at, the hearing, the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

58/18

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

52/18

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

In the light of the information contained in the report, and the representations now made, including statements from the witnesses in attendance, the Sub-Committee agrees to take no  action in respect of the case.

 

 

 

 

 

59/18

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

Immediately revoke the licence under Section 61 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, as amended by Section 52 of the Road Safety Act 2006, as, in the light of the information contained in the report, together with the representations now made, including the witness statements, the Sub-Committee considers that the licence holder is no longer a fit and proper person to hold a licence.