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Items
No. Item

21.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.

 

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor M J Skeels (Jnr) (with no substitute) and Councillor J Henderson (with no substitute).

 

Councillor J White was absent.

 

22.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub- Committee, held on 11 December 2017.                                                                                

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee, held on 11 December 2017, were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

23.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or other interest, and nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

 

Minutes:

There were none.

 

24.

Report of Corporate Director (Operational Services) - A.1 - Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Licenses pdf icon PDF 8 KB

To inform the Sub-Committee of the number of drivers, vehicles and operators that are licensed with this Authority.

 

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee noted the contents of a report (A.1) on the number of Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers, vehicles and operators, licensed by the Council as at 9 February 2018, which was submitted for information only.

 

Councillor Cossens asked questions of the Licensing Officer in respect of whether there was a figure for the minimum number of Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licences and the Licensing Manager agreed to provide figures at the next meeting of the Committee.

 

25.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To pass the following resolution:-

 

“That under Schedule 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the items of business to be considered below on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act:

 

(a)        Exempt Minutes of the Last Meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 11 December 2017

 

(b)        Reports of Corporate Director (Operational Services)

 

B.1 -    Applications for the Temporary Suspension/Deferral of Hackney Carriage Drivers’ and Vehicle Licences

 

B.2 -    Application for the Grant of a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence”

 

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED that the public be excluded from the meeting for the items of business to be considered below on the grounds that they involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, as amended, of the Local Government Act 1972:

 

(a)        Exempt Minutes of the Last Meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 11 December 2017;

 

(b)        Report of the Corporate Director (Operational Services) - B.1 - Applications for the temporary suspension/deferral of Hackney Carriage Drivers’ and Vehicle Licences; and

 

(c)        Report of the Corporate Director (Operational Services) - B.2 – Application for the Grant of a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence.

 

26.

Exempt Minutes of the Last Meeting

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the exempt minutes of the last meeting of the Sub- Committee, held on 11 December 2017.

 

Minutes:

The Exempt Minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee, held on 11 December 2017, were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

27.

Report of Corporate Director (Operational Services) - B.1 - Applications for the Temporary Suspension/Deferral of Hackney Carriage Drivers' and Vehicle Licences

To consider applications for the temporary suspension/deferral of Hackney Carriage Driver and Vehicle Licences and to determine what action, if any, is to be taken.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered applications for the suspension/deferral of Hackney Carriage Driver and Vehicle Licences. The Sub-Committee’s resolutions are detailed in the exempt minutes of this meeting.

 

28.

Report of Corporate Director (Operational Services) - B.2 - Application for the Grant of a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver's Licence

To consider an application for the grant of a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence where the applicant has disclosed offences.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee reviewed a named individual’s application for the grant of a dual Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Driver’s Licence. The Sub-Committee’s resolutions are detailed in the exempt minutes of this meeting.