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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 three cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

 

 

 

4.2

The applicant in Case No. 95/21 attended the hearing with a representative and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

 

4.3

The applicant in Case No. 96/21 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

 

4.4

The licence holder in Case No. 97/21 attended the hearing with a representative and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

 

4.5

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

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

95/21

Application for a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

(a) Grant a licence for the term of 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 level of window tints, and (b) the vehicle will not be used to undertake generic private hire work, as detailed in the notice issued by the Licensing Service.

 

 

96/21

Application for a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Grant a licence for the term of 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.

 

 

97/21

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

Immediately revoke the licence under section 61 of the Local Government Act (Miscellaneous Provisions) 1976, as amended by Section 52 of the Road Safety Act 2006, on the grounds that the Sub-Committee no longer considers the licence holder to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence in view of the serious offence now reported.