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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

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Additional documents:

Minutes:

1.1

There were no apologies for absence.

 

 

 

 

2.

Exclusion of Public and Press

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2.1

RESOLVED: That the public and press be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on item 5 on the agenda (item 4 of these minutes) 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 129 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1

The Chair (Councillor Karen McGowan) and Councillor Mick Rooney declared personal interests in Case No. 78/22 and did not take part in the consideration of that case.

 

 

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 four cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

4.2

The licence holder in Case No. 75/22 requested a deferral on the grounds that he needed more time to prepare his case.

 

 

4.3

The applicant in Case No. 77/22 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee

 

 

4.4

The applicant in Case No.76/22 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

The applicant in Case No.78/22 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee. In the absence of the Chair (Councillor Karen McGowan), this hearing was chaired by Councillor Joe Otten.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

75/22

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

Grant the licence holder a further opportunity to attend and present his case.

 

 

 

 

 

77/22

Request to Extend a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Extend the licence to 31st October 2022 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.

 

 

 

 

 

76/22

Request to Extend a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Extend the licence to 30th September 2022 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.

 

 

 

 

 

78/22

Application to Renew a Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

Refuse to renew 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.