Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

63.

Appointment of Chair for the Meeting

Minutes:

Councillor Elizabeth Wade was confirmed as Chair.

64.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

65.

Procedure to be followed at the meeting pdf icon PDF 229 KB

Guidance on the procedure to be followed is attached.

The Council’s Policy on the Relevance of Warnings, Offences, Cautions and Convictions and the Council’s Street Trading Policy are attached.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee noted the procedure for the hearings, the Policy on the Relevance of Warnings, Offences, Cautions and Convictions and the Street Trading Policy.

66.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 267 KB

Recommendation: that the minutes of the meeting of 01 March 2022are approved as a true and accurate record.

 

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee resolved to defer consideration of the minutes of the meeting held on 01 March 2022 to a future meeting when Members who attended that meeting were present.

67.

Street Trading Renewal Applications Overview pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To note the contents of the report.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

·       Note the contents of the report.

·       Recommend that the framework for making decisions about Street Trading Consent Renewal be considered by the General Purposes Licensing Committee to determine and make a recommendation to Full Council on whether the Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety has discretion only to refer significant debt that they feel is not being managed to the General Purposes Licensing Casework Sub-Committee as a breach of general condition 24.

68.

Exempt Matters and Confidential Session

If the Sub-Committee wishes to exclude the press and the public from the meeting during consideration of any aspects of the preceding or following agenda items it will be necessary for the Sub-Committee to pass a resolution in accordance with the provisions of Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 specifying the grounds on which their presence could involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in specific paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act if and so long, as in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee resolved that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972  the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the remaining items of business on the grounds that their presence would involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in Paragraph 3 of  Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

The Sub-Committee considered matters relating to Street Trading consents and Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle licensing in private.

69.

Street Trading Renewal Application

To consider the confidential report related to the Street Trading Renewal Applications Overview report at Item 5 on the agenda and reach a decision.

 

Minutes:

The Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety had submitted a report to inform the determination a renewal application for a Street Trading Consent.

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

Approve the application to renew the Street Trading Consent, subject to the standard conditions and an additional condition.

 

 

70.

Street Trading Renewal Application

To consider the confidential report related to the Street Trading Renewal Applications Overview report at Item 5 on the agenda and reach a decision.

Minutes:

The Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety had submitted a report to inform the determination of a renewal application for a Street Trading Consent.

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

Adjourn consideration of the renewal application for the Street Trading Consent until the next meeting of the Sub-Committee. 

 

71.

Application to continue to drive Private Hire Vehicles

To consider the confidential report and reach a decision.

Minutes:

The Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety had submitted a report to inform the determination of an application to continue to drive Private Hire Vehicles in the City.

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

Approve the application to continue to drive Private Hire Vehicles in the City, subject to the standard conditions and an additional condition.

The meeting adjourned for 5 minutes at the conclusion of this item.

 

72.

Suitability to continue to drive Private Hire Vehicles

To consider the confidential report and reach a decision.

Minutes:

The Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety had submitted a report to inform the determination of an application to continue to drive Private Hire Vehicles in the City.

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

Agree that the individual remained a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a licence to drive Private Hire Vehicles in the City, subject to the standard conditions and an additional condition.

 

 

73.

Confidential Minutes

Recommendation: that the confidential minutes of the meeting of 01 March 2022 are approved as a true and accurate record.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee resolved to defer consideration of the confidential minutes of the meeting held on 01 March 2022 to a future meeting when Members who attended that meeting were present.

74.

Dates of future meetings

The dates of future meetings (if required) are:

·       23 May 2022 (A)

·       06 June 2022 (B)

·       25 July 2022 (C)

·       05 September 2022 (D)

·       17 October 2022 (A)

·       29 November 2022 (B)

·       28 February 2023 (C)

·       17 April 2023 (D) 

Minutes:

The dates of future meetings were noted.