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Agenda and minutes

Licensing Board Sub-Committee
Monday, 25th September, 2017 9.30 a.m.

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham, S60 2TH

Contact: Richard Bellamy, Senior Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

34.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

The following items are likely to be considered in the absence of the press and public as being exempt under the Police Act 1997 and Paragraphs 3 and 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (business affairs and prevention of crime)

Minutes:

Resolved:- That, under Section 100A(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 they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the Police Act 1997 and Paragraphs 3 and 7 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (business affairs and prevention of crime).

35.

Applications for the Grant/Renewal/Review of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers' Licences

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee of the Licensing Board considered a report, presented by the Business Regulation Manager, relating to applications for the grant and review of hackney carriage/private hire drivers’ licences in respect of Messrs. Y.M., A.A.A., B.A.A.S. and A.M.A.E.S.A.

 

Messrs. Y.M., A.A.A. and B.A.A.S. attended the meeting and were interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

In addition, the Sub-Committee briefly discussed the case of the driver’s licence in respect of Mr. I.A. and it was decided that this was a matter to be dealt with by Officers under the approved scheme of delegation for Licensing.

 

Resolved:- (1) That the application for the grant of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. Y.M. be refused.

 

(2) That the application for the grant of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. A.A.A. be refused.

 

(3) That, further to Minute No. 12(5) of the meeting of the Licensing Board held on 10th July, 2013, the hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. B.A.A.S. be suspended until such time as he has successfully completed a practical driving test to DVLA standards.

 

(4) That the review of the hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. A.M.A.E.S.A. be deferred and he be afforded the opportunity of attending a future meeting of the Licensing Board Sub-Committee.

36.

Request for Exemption from Licensing Policy Requirements relating to Vehicle Identification

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 17 of the meeting of the Licensing Board Sub-Committee held on 28th February, 2017, the Sub-Committee of the Licensing Board considered a report, presented by the Business Regulation Manager, relating to an application from Mr. P.H. for an exemption from the requirements of the Council’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy in respect of licence plates and door signs being affixed to one of his licensed vehicles (as stated within the submitted report).

 

Resolved:- (1) That the request from Mr. P.H. for an exemption from the Council’s Licensing Policy in relation to the requirements to affix licence plates and door signs to one of his licensed vehicles be granted in respect of the licensed vehicle described in the report now submitted.

 

(2) That, further to resolution (1) above, a condition be attached to this permission granted to Mr. P.H., such that this specific exemption from the requirements of the Council’s Licensing Policy shall be subject to both review and reconfirmation prior to each and every renewal of this vehicle licence and the power to determine the matter shall be delegated to the Assistant Director, Community Safety and Street Scene.