Agenda and minutes

Environment and Licensing Committee
Tuesday 5 March 2019 4.15 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lorna Mellors  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

88.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Andrews, Bisset and Stirland. Councillor Poole attended as substitute.

89.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2019. pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

90.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

91.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

92.

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.

93.

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

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 RI.

 

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

 

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

94.

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

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 three year Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence for WA.

 

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

 

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

95.

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

Report of Director of Community Health and Wellbeing

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Health and Community Wellbeing, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, giving information about the recently determined appeal against the revocation of WS’s licence.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.