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))







The Chief Licensing Officer submitted details in respect of three cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.




The licence holder in Case No.124/22 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.




The applicant in Case No.141/22 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.




The applicant in case No. 144/22 attended the hearing with a friend, and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.




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








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

(a) the licence holder be issued with a written warning as to his future conduct, to remain live for the term of his current licence and (b) a condition be attached to his licence to the effect that he be required to have his vehicle door signage permanently fixed to the doors of his vehicle.







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

Refuse to grant a licence on the grounds that, in the light of the incident now reported, the Sub-Committee does not consider the applicant to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence.







Application to extend a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Extend the licence for 12 months as applied for, 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.