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Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lorna Mellors  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

138.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Hewson, Pepper and Miller.

 

Councillor Poole and Lawrence attended as substitutes.

139.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 07 November 2017. pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

Minute Item 135 remove ‘with Councillor Khan of Nottingham City Council’ to read IL attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

140.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

141.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

142.

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.

143.

Change of Circumstance of Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence- MES

Report of 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 change of circumstances of Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for MES.

 

MES 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 exceptional circumstances existed which warranted no departure from policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To revoke the Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence held by MES with immediate effect. 

 

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

 

144.

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

Report of 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 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 policy.

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

145.

Application for a One Year Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - DD

Report of 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 DD.

 

DD 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 DD’s application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year and issued with a warning that his behaviour had fallen below the required standard.

 

146.

Application for a One Year Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence- NA

Report of Director for Health and Community Wellbeing.

Minutes:

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

 

NA 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 NA’s application for a renewal of Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence on the grounds that he is not a fit and proper person.

 

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

 

147.

Application for a Three Year Joint Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Drivers Licence- HI

Report of 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 HI.

 

HI attended the meeting with a friend 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 HI’s application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 3 years subject to the necessary checks.

 


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