Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair for the Council Year 2020-21

Minutes:

The Committee Services Officer opened the meeting.

 

The Committee elected Councillor Clarkson to be the Chair for the Council Year 2019/20.

 

2.

Election of Vice-Chair for the Council Year 2020-21

Minutes:

Both Councillors Lygo and Gotch were proposed and seconded for the position of Vice Chair for the Council Year 2020-21. On being put to a vote a majority of the Committee voted in support of Councillor Lygo’s nomination.  Councillor Lygo was therefore duly elected as  Vice Chair for the Council Year 2020/21.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

4.

Appointment of Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 147 KB

The Head of Law and Governance has submitted a report to establish 4 sub-committees for the Council Year to deal with the casework flowing from the Committee’s own responsibilities.

Recommendations: That the General Purposes Licensing Committee resolves to:

1.     Agree that the casework hearings for taxi, private hire or other driver or vehicle licences, street trading licences and sex establishment licences should be determined by sub-committees on the basis of  the Powers and Duties of GPL Sub-Committees at Appendix 1.

2.     Establish 4 politically-balanced sub-committees of 3 members,

and agree the membership, each to undertake the casework of the General Purposes Licensing Committee as set out in Appendix 1:

      Sub- Committee A: GPL Chair, Labour Cllr A, Lib Dem Cllr A

      Sub- Committee B: GPL Vice Chair, Labour Cllr B, Lib Dem Cllr B

      Sub- Committee C: GPL Chair, Labour Cllr C, Lib Dem Cllr A

      Sub- Committee D: GPL Vice Chair, Labour Cllr D, Lib Dem Cllr B

3.     Agree that substitution is permitted on each of the 4 sub-committees but that substitutes must be from the General Purposes Licensing Committee and must maintain political proportionality;

4.     Agree the meeting dates and time listed in the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Law and Governance had submitted a report to establish 4 sub-committees for the 2020-21 Council Year to deal with the casework flowing from the Committee’s own responsibilities.

 

The Clerk noted that the date given for a sub-committee meeting on 01 August should be 17 August.

 

The Committee resolved to:

 

1.       Agree that the casework hearings for taxi, private hire or other driver or vehicle licences, street trading licences and sex  establishment licences should be determined by sub-committees on the basis of the Powers and Duties of GPL Sub-Committees at Appendix 1 of the report .

 

2. Agree the establishment of 4 politically balanced sub-committees of 3 members as follows:

•Sub- Committee A: GPL Chair, Labour Cllr A, Lib Dem Cllr A

•Sub- Committee B: GPL Vice Chair, Labour Cllr B, Lib Dem Cllr B

•Sub- Committee C: GPL Chair, Labour Cllr C, Lib Dem Cllr A

•Sub- Committee D: GPL Vice Chair, Labour Cllr D, Lib Dem Cllr B;

 

3.       Agree that substitution is permitted on each of the 4 sub-committees but that substitutes must be from the General Purposes Licensing Committee and must maintain political proportionality;

 

4.       Agree the following meeting dates and times 

Date

Sub-Committee

Date

Sub-Committee

8 June 2020

A

1 Feb 2021

C

6 July 2020

B

16 Mar 2021 

D

17 Aug 2020

C

26 Apr 2021

A

28 Sept 2020

D

 

 

9 Nov 2020

A

 

 

21 Dec 2020

B

 

 

 

 

5.       Agree that the names of members for the 4 sub-committees be agreed outside the meeting.

 

 

 

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 298 KB

Recommendation: to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 3 February 2020 as a true and accurate record.

 

Minutes:

In response to a question about the previous commitment to provide data about the number and nature of street closures it was explained that this would be the subject of a report to the next meeting of the Committee.

The Committee resolved to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 03 February 2020 as a true and accurate record.

 

6.

Dates of Future Meetings

Meetings are scheduled on:

 

22 September 2020

4 February 2021

Minutes:

Meetings are scheduled on

·       22 September 2020

·       04 February 2021