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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lyndsey Parnell  Senior Elections and Members' Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Pepper.

 

Councillors Wilkinson and Lawrence attended the meeting as substitutes for Councillors Gregory and Brooks, who had given their apologies.

2.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 10 May 2016. pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

3.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

4.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

5.

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.

6.

Report for Information - Appeal Outcome - (HN)

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

7.

Application to Renew Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Driver's Licence - (FF)

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

FF did not attend the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To defer consideration of the application to Renew Joint Hackney Carriage/ Private Hire Driver’s Licence from FF to a future meeting of the Committee. FF to be informed that if he does not attend his next appointment, his application will be treated as withdrawn.

8.

Application for a Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Driver's Licence - (WA)

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

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

 

WA attended the meeting, along with a friend 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 no exceptional circumstances existed which warranted departure from this policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To refuse WA’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.

 

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

9.

Application for a Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Driver's Licence - (KN)

Report of Corporate Director - David Wakelin

Minutes:

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

 

KN 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 KN’s application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year and issue with a warning that should he receive any more points on his licence he must inform the Council immediately.

 


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