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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lyndsey Parnell  Senior Elections and Members' Services Officer

Items
No. Item

346.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

None.

347.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 5 April 2016. pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

348.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

349.

Amendment to Hackney Carriage/ Private Hire Vehicle Specification Inspection and Testing Manual. pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Service Manager, Public Protection - Andy Callingham

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report by the Service Manager, Public Protection, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, to seek approval  of the amendment to Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Specification, Inspection and Testing Manual.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.     To approve the amendment to the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Specification, Inspection and Testing Manual.

 

2.     That all vehicles presented at the test station in pursuit of either a Private Hire or Hackney Carriage vehicle licence, on or after 1st April 2016, will be considered and tested in line with Gedling Borough Council Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Specification, Inspection and Testing Manual.

 

350.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

351.

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.

352.

Application for Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence - WA

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

WA did not attend the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To defer consideration of the application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/ Private Hire Driver’s Licence from WA to a future meeting of the Committee. If WA does not attend his next appointment, his application will be treated as withdrawn.

 

353.

Application for Joint Hackney Carriage/ Private Hire Drivers Licence - KW

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

KW did not attend the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To treat the application from KW as withdrawn as a result of a failure to attend Committee on two occasions.

354.

Application for Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence - KAQ

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Corporate Director, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, regarding an application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence from KAQ.

 

KAQ attended the meeting, along with his father, and both 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 KAQ’s application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year, and issued a warning as to the importance of completing the application form personally.

355.

Change of Conditions Joint Hackeny Carriage / Private Hires Drivers Licence - FI pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report from Corporate Director, David Wakelin for a change in conditions of Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for FI.

 

FI attend the meeting, along with his wife, and both 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 defer consideration of FI’s change of conditions to a future meeting of the Committee pending the result of FI’s appeal against the conviction.

 

FI was warned by the Committee of the need to inform them of the outcome of the appeal.

 


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