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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lorna Mellors  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

179.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Collis and Miller.

180.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 3 April 2018. pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

181.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

182.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

183.

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.

184.

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

Report of the Director of 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 AA.

 

AA 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.

 

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

 

185.

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

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 renewal Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for SAI.

 

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

 

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

 

186.

Change of circumstances of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver - MS

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

 

MS 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 revoke the Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence held by MS without immediate effect and to give MS 21 days to surrender his licence.

 

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

 

187.

Change of circumstances of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver - IY

Report of the Director of 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 IY.

 

IY attended the meeting with his cousin 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 suspend the Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence held by IY for 56 days with a warning, without immediate effect and to give IY 21 days to surrender his licence.

 

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

 

188.

Appeal against Committees decision for immediate revocation of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver - MS

Report of the Director of 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, reporting the outcome of an appeal against the revocation of a Taxi License.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note that the appeal was dismissed.

 


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