Agenda and draft minutes

Environment and Licensing Committee - Tuesday 6 September 2022 4.15 pm

Venue: Council Chamber. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: committees@gedling.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received by Councillors Bosworth and Martin Smith. Councillor Hope attended as substitute.

2.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 9 August 2022 pdf icon PDF 112 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.

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.

 

Permission was sought from the Members and SAA for JW to observe the meeting for training purposes.

5.

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

Report of Corporate Director of Environment, Communities and Leisure - Eugene Minogue

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Environment Communities and Leisure, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, regarding a change of circumstances following information received about the holder of a Joint Hackney Carriage/ Private Hire Driver’s Licence.

 

SAA attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making the decision the Committee applied the Council’s approved Policy and Guidelines.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1)    Suspend SAA licence for 14 days; and

 

2)    Issue a warning to SAA that such conduct fell short of the expected standard for Hackney Carriage Drivers and that further such incidents would result in another appearance before the Committee.

 

SAA was given 21 days to surrender his licence and was advised of his right to appeal against the decision of the Committee.

6.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.