Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Friday 24th January 2020 10.30 am

Venue: CR1 (Pink Room)

Contact: Carrie O'Connor 

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairman

Minutes:

            Councillor B Blanchard-Cooper was elected Chairman for the meeting.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members and Officers are reminded to make any declarations of pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests that they may have in relation to items on this agenda and are reminded that they should re-declare their interest before consideration of the item or as soon as the interest becomes apparent.

 

Members and officers should make their declaration by stating :

 

a) the item they have the interest in

b) whether it is a pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial

c) the nature of the interest

Minutes:

            There were no declarations of interest made.

3.

Exempt Business

The Sub-Committee is asked to consider passing the following resolution: -

 

That under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and accredited representatives of newspapers be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds it may involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 od Schedule 12A of the Act by virtue of the paragraph specified against the item.

Minutes:

            The Subcommittee

 

RESOLVED

 

That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and accredited representatives of newspapers be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds it may involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act by virtue of the paragraph specified against the item.

4.

Application for a Hackney Carriage/private hire driver licence (exempt - Paragraph 1 - information relating to individuals)

To consider the attached report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

            The Committee received a report from the Licensing Officer which set out the detail of an application for a hackney carriage/private hire driver licence whereby the applicant had disclosed previous relevant convictions.

 

            The applicant acknowledged that he had been at fault and advised that he had driven continuously since with no further incidents attached to his record.

 

            All parties then left the room to enable Members to determine the application.

 

            Having taken account of the nature of the offences, the time lapse since they had occurred and the clean driving licence of the applicant, the Subcommittee

 

RESOLVED

 

That the licence be granted, subject to the knowledge test and the medical and driving assessments being competed to the satisfaction of officers.

 

            All parties were recalled and advised of the decision.