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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

There were no apologies for absence.

 

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.79/18 attended the hearing with his representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.3

The applicant in Case No. 80/18 attended the hearing, and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.4

The applicant in Case No.81/18 attended the hearing with his representative, and they both 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 meeting, the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

79/18

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

(a) Grant a licence for the shorter term of 12 months in the light of the offence now reported and (b) on renewal, authority be given to grant the applicant a licence for the remainder of the term requested, subject to there being no further cause for concern.

 

 

 

 

 

80/18

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

Grant a licence for the term of 12 months, as requested, subject to the applicant successfully passing all tests normally required of a new applicant.

 

 

 

 

 

81/18

Application for a new Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Grant a licence for up to 12 months, as applied for, subject to (a) all work being carried out to a professional standard by a competent body shop; (b) the carrying out, if requested by the tester or the Licensing Service, of a Chassis Alignment Check providing evidence that the vehicle is within the manufacturer’s tolerances; and (c) the tester being satisfied that the general vehicle structure has not been compromised, and that in the event of another accident, the crumple zone and vehicle structure would perform as the manufacturer intended.