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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

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chair

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Minutes:

1.1

RESOLVED: That, in the absence of the scheduled Co-Chair of the Sub-Committee (Councillor David Barker), Councillor Josie Paszek be appointed Chair of the meeting.

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

2.1

Apologies for absence were received from the scheduled Co-Chair (Councillor David Barker) and Councillor Sioned-Mair Richards.

 

3.

Exclusion of Public and Press

To identify items where resolutions may be moved to exclude the press and public

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Minutes:

3.1

RESOLVED: That the public and press be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on item 5 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.

 

4.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Members to declare any interests they have in the business to be considered at the meeting

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Minutes:

4.1

There were no declarations of interest.

 

5.

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:

5.1

The Chief Licensing Officer submitted details in respect of three cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

5.2

The applicant in Case No. 40/21 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.3

The licence holder in case No. 41/21 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.4

The applicant in Case No. 42/21 did not attend the hearing and, as no prior notice had been received from him, the Sub-Committee considered his case in his absence.

 

 

5.5

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

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

40/21

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

(a) Grant a licence on the grounds that the Sub-Committee considers the applicant to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence but, given the conviction now reported, the licence be granted for the shorter term of 12 months and (b) the applicant be given a written warning as to his future conduct, to remain live for the term of the licence.

 

 

 

 

 

41/21

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

(a) Re-instate the licence on the grounds that the Sub-Committee now considers the licence holder a fit and proper person to hold a licence and (b) the licence holder be (i) given a written warning as to his future conduct, to remain live for the term of the re-instated licence and (ii) required to complete the Level 2 Certificate “The Introduction to the Role of a Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver” before the expiry of his next licence.

 

 

42/21

Application to extend a Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

Refuse to extend the licence on the grounds that the applicant has not provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles.