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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Debbie Pons, Governance Adviser 

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24.

House to House Collection Permit Applications pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Additional documents:

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

Child and Teenage Cancer and Leukaemia Foundation

Whole of the Borough

1st January, 2020 and 31st December, 2020

 

National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline

Whole of Borough

Not specified

 

 

Mexborough Lions Club

Housing estates in Manvers, Swinton and Brampton

 

4th December, 2019 – 16th December, 2019

Breast Cancer Research Aid

As allocated by the Licensing Office

 

1st November, 2019 – 30th October, 2020

Beads of Courage UK (formerly Be Child Cancer Aware)

Whole of the Borough

1st January, 2020 – 31st December, 2020

 

 

Just Helping Children Charity

Whole of the Borough

28th October, 2019 – 1st December, 2019

 

Resolved:-  (1) That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the following applications be approved and a promoter’s permit be granted in respect of the organisations/charities shown for the dates listed above:-

 

Child and Teenage Cancer and Leukaemia Foundation

National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline

Mexborough Lions Club

Just Helping Children

 

 (2)  That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the applications by Breast Cancer Research Aid and Beads of Courage UK (formerly Be Child Cancer Aware) 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.

25.

House to House Collection Permit Application pdf icon PDF 646 KB

Minutes:

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

 

Organisation

Area

Date

Samuel’s Charity

Whole of the Borough

11th November, 2019 – 10th November, 2020

 

 

Resolved:-  That, in accordance with the provisions of the House to House Collections Act 1939, the application by Samuel’s Charity 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.

26.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

 

The following item is 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).

27.

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

 

Messrs. W.H. and M.I., together with his representative, attended the meeting and were interviewed by the Sub-Committee.

 

It was noted that Mr. A.R. had handed his licence in prior to the meeting taking place.

 

During the hearing, Mr. W.H. decided to withdraw his application.

 

Resolved:- (1)  That the withdrawal of the application by Mr. W.H. be noted.

 

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

 

(3)  That the surrender of the license in respect of Mr. A.R. be noted.

 

(4)  That no action be taken with regard to Mr. M.I.

 

(Councillor Sheppard declared he had had contact with representative of one of the hackney carriage/private hire drivers’ socially on social media.)