Agenda for Licensing (Miscellaneous) Sub-Committee B on Wednesday 18th April 2018, 10.30 a.m.

Agenda and minutes

Licensing (Miscellaneous) Sub-Committee B
Wednesday 18th April 2018 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Room 54 - Training - Parkside. View directions

Contact: Pauline Ross 

Items
No. Item

23/17

Apologies

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor H. J. Jones.  The Sub-Committee were advised that Councillor L. J. Turner, Reserve Member, was attending as the substitute member for Councillor H. J. Jones.

24/17

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.

25/17

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.

Paragraphs

 

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 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:-

 

Minute No’s              Paragraphs

23/17                          1, 2 and 3

24/17                          1, 2 and 3  

26/17

Application for Renewal of a Licence to use a Vehicle as a Private Hire Vehicle

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a renewal application made for exemption to the Council’s Private Hire Vehicle Licence Policy that restricts the age of a wheelchair accessible Private Hire Vehicle licensed in the District to twelve years of age from the date of first registration.

 

The Technical Officer (Licensing), 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 Taxi Licensing Handbook.

 

At the invitation of the Chairman, the applicant put forward his case in support of the application.  The applicant and his representative answered a number of questions from Members of the Sub-Committee.

 

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

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted.

27/17

Officer Updates

Minutes:

The Technical Officer (Licensing), Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS), provided Members with a verbal update, following on from the Licensing Sub-Committee Hearing held 26th February 2018.