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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Debbie Pons, Principal Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

24.

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).

25.

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

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee of the Licensing Board considered a report of the Licensing Manager relating to applications for the renewal and review and of hackney carriage/private hire drivers’ licences in respect of Messrs. Z.I. and I.A.

 

Messrs Z.I. and I.A. attended the meeting and their representatives and were interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

Resolved:- (1)  That the hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. Z.I. be suspended until such time as he satisfactorily completes an appropriate driving assessment course – the details of which are to be provided by the Council.

 

(2)  That the application for the renewal of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. I.A. be approved and he be granted a licence, but he be issued with a letter of warning stressing the importance of the Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers’ Policy regarding vehicle cameras and their use.

 

(Councillor Sheppard declared that he is a contact of one of the representatives via social media, but they did not discuss cases and nor had he had any involvement with any of the applicants)

 

26.

Application for the Renewal of a Private Hire Operator Licence

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 17 of the meeting of the Licensing Board Sub-Committee held on 8th October, 2018, consideration was given to a report, presented by the Licensing Manager, concerning an application for the grant of a private hire operator’s licence in respect of Mr. F.J. (UBL).

 

Representatives from UBL attended the meeting and was interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

Resolved:- That the application for the grant of a private hire operator’s licence in respect of Mr. F.J. (UBL) be approved for one year, subject to an amendment to Condition No. 3 of the previously approved licensing conditions regarding the inclusion of authorised electronic storage methods of data. There will also be an amendment as to the data to be kept in respect of every booking and complaint to include the individual’s contact details.

27.

Application for the Grant of a Private Hire Operator Licence

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report, presented by the Licensing Manager, concerning an application for the grant of a private hire operator’s licence in respect of Mr. W.H. (G.F.).

 

Mr. W.H. attended the meeting and was interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

Resolved:- That the application for the grant of a private hire operator’s licence in respect of Mr. W.H. (G.F.) be approved for one year, subject to a condition restricting the number of vehicles to two.

28.

Date and time of the next meeting

Minutes:

Resolved:-  That the next meeting of the Licensing Board Sub-Committee be held on Monday, 17th December, 2018 at 9.30 a.m.