Agenda item

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.16/24 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.3

The applicant in Case No.17/24 24 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.4

The applicant in Case No.13/24 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

The licence holder in Case No.20/24 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.6

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

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

16/24

Application for a Private Hire Driver’s Licence

Grant the licence for 12 months in light of the evidence now reported, the Sub-Committee considers there is sufficient evidence to deviate from the current policy.

 

 

 

 

 

17/24

Application for a Private Hire Driver’s Licence

(a) Grant the licence for 12 months in light of the evidence now reported, the Sub-Committee considers there is sufficient evidence to deviate from the current policy; and (b) the applicant be required to provide the licensing service the certificate of insurance.

 

 

 

 

 

13/24

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

(a) Grant the licence for a shorter term of 18 months in light of the evidence now reported, the Sub-Committee considers the applicant to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence; and (b) delegates authority to the licensing service to extend the licence for up to an additional term of 18 months.

 

 

 

 

 

20/24

Review of a Private Hire and Hackney Carriage 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, on the grounds that the Sub-Committee considers the licence holder to be an immediate and ongoing risk to the public in view of the allegation now reported.