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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lorna Mellors  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

90.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Andrews and Collis.

 

Councillor Lawrence attended the meeting as a substitute for Councillor Brooks, who had given her apologies.

91.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 9 May 2017 pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

92.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

93.

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.

94.

Application for a Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence (IR)

Report of Director for Health and Community Wellbeing - David Wakelin

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Director of Health and Community Wellbeing, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, regarding an application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for IR.

 

IR 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 policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve IR’s application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year. And issued with a warning to declare all future convictions.

95.

Change of Circumstance of Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence No. 2766

Report of Director for Health and Community Wellbeing - David Wakelin

Minutes:

RSA did not attend the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

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  If RSA does not attend his next appointment, his application will be treated as withdrawn.

96.

Change of Circumstance of Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence No. 3725

Report of Director for Health and Community Wellbeing - David Wakelin

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Director of Health and Community Wellbeing, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, regarding a change of circumstances for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for GQ.

 

GQ attended the meeting with his solicitor 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 policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve GQ’s application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 3 years.  And issued with a severe warning that the Council are informed of any further convictions.

 

5.40pm Councillor Barnes left the Council Chamber.

97.

Application for a Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers' Licence (MJB)

Report of Director for Health and Community Wellbeing - David Wakelin

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Director of Health and Community Wellbeing, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, regarding an application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for MJB.

 

MJB 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 policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

98.

Application for a 1 Year - Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers' Licence - ASB

Report of the Director for Health and Community Wellbeing.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report by Director of Health and Community Wellbeing, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, regarding an application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for ASB.

 

ASB 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 policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To refuse ASB’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.

 

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

99.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

 


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