Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

35.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None.

36.

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 is attached.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee noted the procedure for the hearings and the policy on the relevance of warnings, offences, cautions and convictions

37.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 459 KB

Recommendation: that the minutes of the meeting of 17 October 2022 are approved as a true and accurate record.

 

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee resolved to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 17 October 2022 as a true and accurate record.

38.

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 Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle licensing in private.

39.

Application to drive Private Hire and Hackney Carriage 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 drive Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Vehicles in the City.

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

·         Refuse the application to drive Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Vehicles in the City.

 

40.

'Fit and Proper' status to drive Private Hire Vehicles

To consider the confidential report and reach a decision.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee agreed to take item 8 on the agenda, ‘'Fit and Proper' status to drive Private Hire Vehicles’ before item 7 on the agenda, ‘Application to drive Private Hire Vehicles’ and then return to the remainder of the agenda as listed.

 

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

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

·         Suspend the applicant’s Private Hire Vehicle licence for a period of 3 months due to reasons outlined.

41.

Application 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 drive Private Hire Vehicles in the City.  

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

·         Adjourn consideration of the application until the next meeting of the Sub-Committee on 28 February 2023 due to the applicant’s non-attendance.

42.

Application 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 drive Private Hire Vehicles in the City.

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

·         Grant the application to drive Private Hire Vehicles in the City for a period of 2 years.

43.

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 whether an applicant remains a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a licence to drive Private Hire Vehicles in the City:

The Sub-Committee resolved to:

·       Grant the application to drive a Private Hire Vehicle in the city.

 

44.

Confidential Minutes

Recommendation: that the confidential minutes of the meeting of 17 October 2022 are approved as a true and accurate record.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee resolved to approve the confidential minutes of the meeting held on 17 October 2022 as a true and accurate record.

45.

Dates of future meetings

The dates of future meetings (if required) are:

·         28 February 2023 (C)

·         17 April 2023 (D)

Minutes:

The dates of future meetings were noted.