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Contact: Lyndsey Parnell  Senior Elections and Members' Services Officer

Items
No. Item

300.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Councillor Poole attended the meeting as substitute for Councillor Pepper, who had given her apologies.

301.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 8 December 2015 pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

 

302.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

303.

Notices Served. pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

To note the contents of the report.

304.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

305.

Exclusion of the Press and Public.

To move that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the ensuing report on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That, the Members being satisfied that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the ensuing reports on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

306.

Application for a joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - RT

Report of Corporate Director

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Corporate, David Wakelin, regarding a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence from RT.

 

RT attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making its decision, the Committee applied the Council’s approved Policy and Guidelines.  On the basis of what it heard, the Committee was satisfied on balance that no exceptional circumstances existed which warranted departure from this policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve RT’s application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year.

 

 

307.

Application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - SM

Report of Corporate Director

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Corporate, David Wakelin, regarding a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence from SM.

 

SM attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making its decision, the Committee applied the Council’s approved Policy and Guidelines.  On the basis of what it heard, the Committee was satisfied on balance that exceptional circumstances existed which warranted departure from this policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve SM’s application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year, with a warning.

308.

Application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - JSL

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Corporate, David Wakelin, regarding a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence from JSL.

 

JSL attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making its decision, the Committee applied the Council’s approved Policy and Guidelines.  On the basis of what it heard, the Committee was satisfied on balance that no exceptional circumstances existed which warranted departure from this policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To refuse JSL’s application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver's Licence on the grounds that he is not considered to be a fit and proper person.

 

JSL was advised of his right to appeal against the decision of the Committee.

 

309.

Application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - BH

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Corporate Director, David Wakelin, regarding a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence from BH.

 

BH attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making its decision, the Committee applied the Council’s approved Policy and Guidelines.  On the basis of what it heard, the Committee was satisfied on balance that no exceptional circumstances existed which warranted departure from this policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To refuse BH’s application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver's Licence on the grounds that he is not considered to be a fit and proper person.

 

BH was advised of his right to appeal against the decision of the Committee.

 

Councillor Andrews and Councillor Poole left the meeting at 6.25pm.

 

 

310.

Change of Circumstances of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence and Renewal of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - KKJ

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report from Corporate Director, David Wakelin, regarding change of circumstances and a renewal application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver's Licence from KKJ.

 

KKJ attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making its decision, the Committee applied the Council's approved Policy and Guidelines and took into consideration the circumstances of the event. On the basis of what it heard, the Committee was satisfied on balance that no exceptional circumstances existed which warranted departure from this policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To revoke KKJ’s licence without immediate effect on the grounds that he is not a fit and proper person and to give KKJ 21 days to surrender his licence.

 

To refuse KKJs application to renew his Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence on the grounds that he is not a fit and proper person.

 

KKJ was advised of his right to appeal against the decisions of the Committee.

 

 

311.

Application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - GSDMK

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Corporate, David Wakelin, regarding a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence from GSDMK.

 

GSDK and his daughter attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making its decision, the Committee applied the Council’s approved Policy and Guidelines.  On the basis of what it heard, the Committee was satisfied on balance that no exceptional circumstances existed which warranted departure from this policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve GSDMK’s application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year.

 

 


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