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Agenda and draft 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 four cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

4.2

The applicant in Case No. 18/19 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.3

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

 

 

4.4

The licence holder in Case No. 20/19 attended the hearing with two representatives, and they all addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

The applicant in Case No. 21/19 attended the hearing with two representatives, and they all addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.6

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

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

18/19

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

Grant the licence for the term of one year as requested, but in the light of the offences and convictions now reported, the licence holder be given a written warning as to his future conduct to remain live for the term of the licence.

 

 

 

 

 

19/19

Application for an extension of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Agree to renew the licence for a period of one year 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.

 

 

 

 

 

20/19

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

Defer consideration of the case until after legal proceedings have been concluded.

 

 

 

 

 

21/19

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

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