Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing and Appeals Committee - Tuesday, 24 September 2019 10.00 am

Venue: New Council Chamber, Town Hall, Foster Avenue, Beeston NG9 1AB

Contact: Email: committees@broxtowe.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

12.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest and/or other interest in any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

13.

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The Committee is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 25 June 2019.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 25 June 2019 were confirmed and signed as a correct record.

14.

EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Committee is asked to RESOLVE that, under Section 100A of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, and 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, under Section 100A of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, and 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

15.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976 HACKNEY CARRIAGE/PRIVATE HIRE DRIVER'S LICENCE

Minutes:

Members considered the report which sought a decision as to whether the applicant was a fit and proper person to hold a licence. Members considered the representations made by the applicant, who appeared in person, the Council’s representative, the relevant legislation and the Council’s Licensing Policy.

 

RESOLVED that the applicant is a fit and proper person to hold a hackney carriage/private driver’s licence and the application be granted subject to the satisfactory completion of a Statutory Declaration to confirm that the applicant was not subject to any criminal convictions or proceedings prior to entering the UK.

16.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976 HACKNEY CARRIAGE/PRIVATE HIRE DRIVER'S LICENCE

Minutes:

Members considered the report which sought a decision as to whether the applicant was a fit and proper person to hold a licence. Members considered the representations made by the applicant, who appeared in person, the Council’s representative, the relevant legislation and the Council’s Licensing Policy.

 

The Committee fully considered the applicant’s representations and considered that the applicant’s previous convictions fell outside of the Council’s policy and the Committee found no reason or justification to depart from the policy due to the relevance and seriousness of the offences.

 

            RESOLVED that the applicant is not a fit and proper person to hold a hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence and the application be refused.