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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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No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chair

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Minutes:

1.1

RESOLVED: That in the absence of the Co-Chairs of the Sub-Committee (Councillors David Barker and Karen McGowan), Councillor Mick Rooney be appointed Chair of the meeting.

 

 

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

2.1

An apology for absence was received from 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 agenda 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. 43/21 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.3

The applicant in Case No. 44/21 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.4

The licence holder in Case No. 45/21 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.5

RESOLVED: That, after consideration of the information in the case papers, and the information now reported, and additional information provided at the hearing, the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

43/21

Application for the extension of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Extend the licence for 12 months on the grounds that the applicant has provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are unique and exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles.

 

 

 

 

 

44/21

Renewal of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

(a) Grant a licence for 12 months 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 on the age limit of vehicles, (b) delegated authority be granted to the Chief Licensing Officer to grant further licences until the vehicle reaches the age of 15 years old and (c) the applicant be requested to arrange two MOTs to be carried out each year.

 

 

 

 

 

45/21

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

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