Agenda for Licensing (Miscellaneous) Sub-Committee B on Wednesday 8th February 2017, 10.30 a.m.

Agenda and minutes

Licensing (Miscellaneous) Sub-Committee B - Wednesday 8th February 2017 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Room 54 - Training - Parkside. View directions

Contact: Pauline Ross 

Items
No. Item

17/16

Apologies

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

18/16

Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

19/16

Local Government Act 1972

"RESOLVED: that under Section 100 I of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, as amended, the relevant paragraphs of that part being as set out below, and that it is in the public interest to do so:-

 

Item No.

Paragraph(s

 

4

1, 2 and 3

"

 

Minutes:

“RESOLVED that under Section 100 I of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, as amended, the relevant paragraphs of that part, being as set out below, and that it is in the public interest to do so:-

 

Minute No                 Paragraphs

20/16                          1, 2 and 3  

21/16                          1, 2 and 3  

20/16

Private Hire Vehicle - Application for Licence

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered an application made for exemption to the Council’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Handbook which restricts vehicles in the District with tinted windows that conceal the identity of passengers inside the vehicle.

 

The Licensing Technical Officer, Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS) outlined the details of the application together with the reasons why the application had been brought before the Sub-Committee, detailing the Council’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Handbook.

 

At the invitation of the Chairman, the applicant put forward his case in support of his application and answered a number of questions from Members of the Sub-Committee and the Council’s Legal Advisor.

 

Sub-Committee Members inspected the vehicle on two separate occasions to determine the level of tint on the rear windows of the vehicle.

 

The Sub-Committee then adjourned to consider its decision, upon its return it was:

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted.

21/16

Review of a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Driver's Licence

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered matters in relation to a holder of a combined Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle driver’s licence in light of information received by officers from Worcestershire Regulatory Services.

 

The Licensing Technical Officer, Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS), outlined the details of the matter, together with the reasons why this had been brought before a Hearing of the Sub-Committee. 

 

At the invitation of the Chairman, the driver and his representative put forward his case and answered a number of questions from Members of the Sub-Committee and the Council’s Legal Advisor.

 

The Sub-Committee then adjourned to consider its decision.  Upon its return it was

 

RESOLVED that a verbal warning be given.