Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Items of Urgent Business

To determine any other items of business which the Chair decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.

 

These declarations apply to all Members present, whether the Member is part of the meeting or simply observing the meeting from the public seating area.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

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.

5.

To consider an application for a Combined Drivers Licence

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the Hearing and stated that the purpose of the Hearing was to consider an application for a new Combined Drivers Licence.

6.

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.

7.

Report of the Licensing Officer

Minutes:

At the request of the Chair, the Licensing Officer presented the report.

8.

Applicant's Case

Minutes:

The Applicant’s Representative presented the case on behalf of the applicant and responded to questions from all parties.

9.

Summing Up - Licensing Officer

Minutes:

The Licensing Officers summed up her case and requested that the Panel consider the report and dispose of the matter by using one of the options set out in the report.

10.

Summing Up - Applicant

Minutes:

The Applicant’s representative summed up the case on behalf of the Applicant.

11.

Outstanding Matters

Minutes:

The Legal Advisor outlined the outstanding matters.

12.

Decision

Minutes:

The Panel retired to make their decision in private, accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer.

 

All parties were called back into the room and the decision was read out.  A copy of the Decision notice was handed to the Applicant.