Agenda and minutes

General Licensing Sub-Committee Panel - Tuesday, 20th February, 2018 3.00 pm

Venue: Cross Room, Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland PR25 1DH

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No. Item


Apologies for absence


None, all members were present.


Declarations of Any Interest


There were no declarations of interest.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider the exclusion of the press and public for the following items of business on the ground that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.


By Virtue of Paragraph 1: Information relating to any individual.


RESOLVED (Unanimously):


That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following item of business as it involved the discussion of information defined as exempt from publication under paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, ‘information relating to any individual’ and in which the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing it.


Application for a Private Hire Driver's Licence

Report of the Revenues Manager attached.


The Panel received a report on an application for a Private Hire Driver’s Licence.


The Chair referred those present to the circulated established procedure for hearings and the process that would be followed.


The licensed driver was present and addressed the Panel. During the proceedings a character referee on behalf of the applicant addressed the Panel.


The Panel also received representations from the Council’s Interim Licensing Manager.


RESOLVED (For: 4, Against: 1):


That the applicant was not felt to be a fit and proper person to hold a licence and that a Private Hire Driver’s Licence not be granted.