Agenda and minutes

Environment and Licensing Committee
Tuesday 6 August 2019 4.15 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Lorna Mellors  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

19.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Elliott and Najuk.

 

 

20.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 9 July 2019. pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

21.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

22.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

23.

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.

24.

Change of Circumstances of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence - KNM

Report of Director of Health and Community Wellbeing

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Health and Community Wellbeing, which had been circulated prior to the incident, regarding a change of circumstance of a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s License for KNM.

 

KNM attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making it’s 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 suspend the Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence held by KNM for a period of 28 days, giving KNM 21 days to surrender the licence and to issue a warning to the driver to ensure that a similar incident does not happen again.

 

KNM was advised of the right of appeal against the decision of the Committee.

25.

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

Report of Director of Health and Community Wellbeing

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Health and Community Wellbeing, which had been circulated prior to the incident, regarding a change of circumstance of a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s License for MN.

 

MN attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making it’s 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 MN, giving MN 21 days to surrender the licence.

 

MN was advised of the right of appeal against the decision of the Committee.

26.

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

Report of Director of Health and Community Wellbeing

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Health and Community Wellbeing, which had been circulated prior to the incident, regarding a change of circumstance of a Joint Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s License for AASS.

 

AASS attended the meeting and addressed the Committee.

 

In making it’s 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 AASS, giving AASS 21 days to surrender the licence.

 

AASS was advised of the right of appeal against the decision of the Committee.