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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.112/21 attended the hearing with a representative and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

4.3

The licence holder in Case No.98/21 attended the hearing with a representative and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

4.4

The licence holder in Case No.07/21 attended the hearing with a representative and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

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

 

112/21

Application to extend a Hackney Carriage Vehicle and Private Hire Vehicle Driver’s Licence

Grant a licence for the term of 12 months from the date of issue 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.

 

98/21

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

(a) Suspend the licence under section 61 of the Local Government Act (Miscellaneous Provisions) 1976, as amended by Section 52 of the Road Safety Act 2006, due to the number of warnings received by the licence holder, until such time the licence holder completes ‘The Introduction to the Role of Professional Private Hire and Taxi Driver’ course and

(b) The licence holder be given a written warning as to his future conduct, to remain live for the term of his current licence.

 

07/21

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

Reinstate the licence with immediate effect on the grounds that the Sub-Committee now considers the licence holder a fit and proper person to hold the licence.