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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lorna Mellors  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

129.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

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

 

Councillors Lawrence, Poole and Wilkinson attended as substitutes.

130.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 10 October 2017. pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

131.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

The Chair declared a non-pecuniary interest in the application for a one year joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s License from IL on behalf of all Members as the applicant is a Council contractor. Councillor Lawrence declared a personal interest in the application due to his relationship with the applicant and declared that he would leave the meeting during consideration of the application.

132.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

133.

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.

134.

Application for a one year joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - ZA

Report of Director of Community Health and 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 ZA.

 

ZA attended the meeting with Councillor Khan of Nottingham City Council 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 ZA’s application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year.

 

135.

Application for a one year joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - IL

Report of Director of Community Health and Wellbeing

Minutes:

Councillor Lawrence left the meeting.

 

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 IL.

 

IL attended the meeting with Councillor Khan of Nottingham City Council 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 approve IL’s application for a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for a period of 1 year.

 

136.

Application for a three year joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - AI

Report of Director of Community Health and Wellbeing

Minutes:

Councillor Lawrence returned to the meeting.

 

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 AI.

 

AI 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 AI’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.

 

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

 

Councillor Walker left the meeting.

 

137.

Application for a three year joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - MDS

Report of Director of Community Health and Wellbeing

Minutes:

 

MDS did not attend the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

 


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