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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Debbie Pons, Principal Democratic Services Officer 

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31.

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Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report, presented by the Licensing Manager, concerning the following applications for the grant of promoter’s permits to carry out a house-to-house collection:-

 

Organisation

Area

Date

Beads of Courage UK

Whole of Borough

12 months from 1st January, 2019

Cancer Research and Genetics UK

Whole of Borough

3rd December, 2018 to 3rd April, 2019

 

National Deaf Children’s Society

Whole of Borough

1st December, 2018 to 31st January, 2019

 

North of England Children’s Cancer Research

Whole of Borough

1st December, 2018 to 31st January, 2019

 

 

North of England Children’s Cancer Research

 

Whole of Borough

1st January to 31st December, 2019

Woodlands Cancer Care

Whole of Borough

12 months from 3rd December, 2018

 

Resolved:-  (1)  That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application by Beads of Courage UK for a promoter’s permit be refused on the grounds:-

 

·                That the total amount likely to be applied for charitable purposes as a result of the collection was inadequate in proportion to the values of the proceeds likely to be received.

 

·                That remuneration in relation to the total amount is likely to be, or has been, retained or received out of the proceeds of the collection.

 

(2)  That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application by Cancer Research and Genetics UK for a promoter’s permit be refused due to the submission of insufficient financial information.

 

(3)  That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application by the National Deaf Children’s Society for a promoter’s permit be deferred and representatives of the organisation be invited to the Licensing Board Sub-Committee meeting on 14th January, 2019, to present further information.

 

(4)  That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application by the North of England Children’s Cancer Research for a promoter’s permit be refused on the grounds that the total amount likely to be applied for charitable purposes as a result of the collection was inadequate in proportion to the values of the proceeds likely to be received.

 

(5) That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application by the Woodlands Cancer Care for a promoter’s permit be deferred and representatives of the organisation be invited to the Licensing Board Sub-Committee meeting on 14th January, 2019, to present further information.

32.

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).

33.

Applications for the Grant/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. N.A., B.T., N.A., S.K., K.M. AND H.I.

 

Messrs. N.A., B.T., N.A., S.K. and H.I. attended the meeting with their representatives and were interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

Resolved:- (1) That the application for the grant of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. N.A. be approved and he be granted a licence for a period of three years.

 

(2) That the application for the grant of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. B.T. be approved and he be granted a licence for a period of three years.

 

(3) That the application for the grant of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. N.A. be approved and he be granted a licence for a period of three years.

 

(4) That the application for the grant of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr.S.K. be approved and he be granted a licence for a period of three years.

 

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

 

(6)  That the hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. H.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.

 

(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)