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 applicant in Case No.142/23 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.




The applicant in Case No.145/23 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.




The applicant in Case No.144/23 did not attend the hearing and had not provided any reasons for his absence.




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 be exempted from certain conditions of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Grant the exemption as requested subject to the condition that the vehicle will be used solely for pre-booked, ‘executive’ private vehicle hire business.







Application for a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

(a) Grant a licence for 12 months on the grounds that 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; and (b) the applicant be required to provide a valid private hire insurance certificate for the vehicle before the licence is granted.







Application to extend a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

Defer consideration of the case, with the applicant being granted one further opportunity to attend a hearing to present his case.