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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

46.

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 item of business on the grounds that it involves 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).

47.

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 review of hackney carriage/private hire drivers’ licences in respect of Messrs. Z.Q., M.Au. and M.A.

 

Messrs M.Au. (and friend) attended the meeting and was interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

It was noted that Mr. M.Az. had surrendered his hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence.

 

Resolved:- (1) That consideration of the review of a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. Z.Q. be deferred and he be afforded the opportunity of attending a future meeting of the Licensing Board Sub-Committee.

 

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

 

(3)  That the surrender of the hackney carriage/private hire driver's licence by Mr. M.Az. be noted.

(The Chair authorised consideration of the following items to enable the matters to be processed.)

48.

Application for the Grant/Renewal/Review of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers' Licence

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee of the Licensing Board considered a report of the Licensing Manager relating to an application for the review of hackney carriage/private hire drivers’ licences in respect of Mr. M.Z.

 

Mr. M.Z., together with his wife, attended the meeting and was interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

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

 

(The Mayor, Councillor Buckley, and Councillor Ellis did not consider the application for Mr. M.Z. having been part of the Sub-Committee that previously considered his application in 2016.)

 

(Councillor Beaumont assumed the Chair for consideration of the above application.)

 

(Councillor Ellis assumed the Chair.)

49.

Renewal of a Private Hire Licence (Age Exemption)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a request for an exemption from the Licensed Vehicle Age Policy (Appendix I to the Council’s Taxi Licensing Policy) as the vehicle had first been registered more than five years ago for a private hire vehicle licence in respect of vehicle with registration FH09 FZG

 

Resolved:- That the request for an exemption from the Licensed Vehicle Age Policy in respect of vehicle with registration FH09 FZG be approved.

50.

Application for a Performance of Hypnotism

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report, presented by the Business Regulation Manager, concerning an application from Mr. A.N. for a permit to undertake a performance of hypnotism at The Civic Theatre, Rotherham, on Friday, 29th March, 2019, between the hours of 19:45 pm and 21:45 p.m.

 

Resolved:- That, in accordance with the provisions of Section 2(1) of the Hypnotism Act 1952, the application be approved and Mr. A.N. be granted a permit to undertake a performance of hypnotism at The Civic Theatre, Rotherham, on Friday, 29th March, 2019.