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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

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Adam Hurst.

 

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. 83/19 did not attend the hearing but the Sub-Committee decided to consider the review in his absence.

 

 

4.3

The licence holder in Case No. 49/19 attended the hearing with two representatives, and they all addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.4

The licence holder in Case No. 56/19 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

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

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

83/19

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

Immediately revoke the licence under Section 61 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 as, in the light of the offences and convictions now reported, the Sub-Committee no longer considers the licence holder to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence.

 

 

 

 

 

49/19

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

Defer consideration of the case for up to six weeks, to allow for the licence holder’s Solicitor to obtain a decision from the Police as to whether they intend to pursue the case.

 

 

 

 

 

56/19

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

Immediately revoke the licence under Section 61 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 as, in the light of the offences and convictions now reported, the Sub-Committee no longer considers the licence holder to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence.