Agenda and draft minutes

Items
No. Item

1.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider passing the following resolution:

 

“That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.”

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That under Section 100(a)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

2.

Emergency Hearing Case

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the Hearing and stated that the purpose of the Hearing was to consider immediate revocation or suspension of a combined drivers licence due to a serious matter notified to the Borough Council on 4th July 2022.  He introduced the Panel Members, Officers and Legal Advisor.

 

The Licence Holder introduced himself.

3.

Procedure for Determining Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Licence applications and Disciplinary Hearings

Minutes:

The Legal Advisor outlined the procedure which would be followed at the Hearing.

4.

Report of the Licensing Officer

Minutes:

At the request of the Chair, the Licensing Manager presented his report.  There were no questions.

5.

Licence Holders Case

Minutes:

At the request of the Chair, the Licence Holder presented his case and responded to questions from all parties.

6.

Summing Up - Licensing Officer

Minutes:

The Licensing Officer had nothing further to add to his case.

7.

Summing Up - Licence Holder

Minutes:

The Licence Holder had nothing further to add to his case.

8.

Outstanding Matters

Minutes:

The Legal Advisor provided detail of outstanding matters and the advice she would be providing to the Panel whilst they retired to make their decision.

9.

Decision

Minutes:

The Panel retired to make their decision in private.  In returning back to the room the decision was read out.  The Licence Holder had left the Hearing at this stage and a copy of the Decision Notice would be sent via email.