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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.  Councillor Joe Otten attended the meeting as a reserve Member, and stayed for the consideration of Case No. 48/19 only.

 

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 licence holder in Case No. 48/19 did not attend the hearing and, as no notification had been received by the Licensing Service, the case was considered in his absence.

 

 

4.3

A representative attended on behalf of the licence holder in Case No. 49/19, at the licence holder’s request, and requested that consideration of the case be deferred subject to further police investigations.

 

 

4.4

The licence holder in Case No. 50/19 attended the hearing with his sister-in-law, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

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

 

 

 

 

 

48/19

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 the Sub-Committee considers that, in the light of the incident now reported, the licence holder is no longer a fit and proper person to hold a licence.

 

 

 

 

 

49/19

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

Agree to defer consideration of the case pending further police investigations.

 

 

 

 

 

50/19

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 the Sub-Committee considers that, in the light of the incident now reported, the licence holder is no longer a fit and proper person to hold a licence.