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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

17.

House to House Collection Permit Applications pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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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

Combat Cancer

As allocated by the Licensing Office

20th September, 2019 and 30th August, 2020

 

Cancer Research and Genetics UK

Whole of Borough

30th September, 2019 and 30th September, 2020

 

Resolved:-  (1)  That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application by Combat Cancer 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 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.

18.

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).

19.

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. M.W.A., G.A.A.H., A.R. and A.M.I.

 

Messrs M.W.A. and G.A.A.H. attended the meeting and were interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

Resolved:- (1)  That the hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. M.W.A. be granted.

 

(2)  That the hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence in respect of Mr. G.A.A.H. be granted.

 

(3)  That consideration of the review of a hackney carriage/private hire drivers’ licence in respect of Mr. A.R. be deferred and he be afforded the opportunity of attending a future meeting of the Licensing Board Sub-Committee.

 

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

20.

Application for Exemption to Affix Plates to a Licensed Vehicle

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee of the Licensing Board considered a report, presented by the Licensing Manager, relating to an application from Mr. N.R. for an exemption from the requirements of the Council’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy in respect of the licence plate and door signs being affixed to licensed vehicle NA60 XXX. 

 

Mr. N.R. attended the meeting and presented his case to the Sub-Committee for the exemption from requirements of the Council’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy and explained the extenuating circumstances relating to his request.

 

Resolved:-   That the request from Mr. N.R. for an exemption from the Council’s Licensing Policy in relation to the requirements to affix a licence plate and door signs to his licensed vehicle NA60  XXX be refused in respect of the licensed vehicle described in the report now submitted.

21.

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 LV63 XXX. 

 

The vehicle owner attended the meeting and was interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

Resolved:- That the request for an exemption from the Licensed Vehicle Age Policy in respect of vehicle with registration LV63  XXX be refused.