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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 four cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licencing.

 

 

4.2

The applicant in Case No. 44/22 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub- Committee.

 

 

4.3

The applicant in Case No. 45/22 attended the hearing with two representatives, and they all addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.4

The applicant in Case No. 46/22 attended the hearing with a representative, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

4.5

The licence holder in Case No. 47/22 did not attend the hearing and, as no prior notice had been received from him, the Sub-Committee considered his case in his absence.

 

 

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 or at the meeting, the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

44/22

Request to extend a Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence

Extend the licence up to 31st July 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.

 

 

 

 

 

45/22

Request to extend a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Extend the licence up to 31st July 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.

 

 

 

 

 

46/22

Application for a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Grant a licence for 12 months on the grounds that, in light of the forthcoming policy review, which will allow factory fitted window tints, the Sub-Committee determined to grant the application.

 

 

 

 

 

47/22

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

Immediately revoke the licence under Section 61 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, as amended by Section 52 of the Road Safety Act 2006 on the grounds that, in the light of the offence now reported, and other circumstances now referred to, the Sub-Committee does not consider the applicant to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence.