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 two cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.




The applicant in Case No. 63/23 did not attend the hearing and had submitted a request that the hearing be re-scheduled to another date




The applicant in Case No. 62/23 attended the hearing and 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






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

Defer consideration of the application to the next available date.





Application for the extension of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

(a) Extend the licence until 4th June 2023, 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 of the age limit of vehicles and (b) the Sub-Committee gave delegated authority to the Licensing Service, to further extend the licence should the applicant apply for and be granted financial support through the Clean Air Programme.