Agenda and minutes

General Licensing Sub-Committee Panel - Tuesday, 16th October, 2018 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Louise Hawkins  Email: lhawkins@southribble.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

12.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

There were none.

13.

Declarations of Any Interest

Minutes:

There were none.

14.

Request for a Hackney Carriage Licence

Report of Legal Services Manager/Interim Monitoring Officer attached.

Minutes:

The Panel received a report on an application for a Hackney Carriage License.

 

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

 

The applicant was present with his legal representative but only the legal representative addressed the panel.

 

The Panel also received representations from the Council’s Head of Licensing.

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the application be refused, on the grounds that the application did not meet accessibility requirements as outlined in Section 6.10 of the Taxi Licensing Policy.

15.

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.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during 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.

16.

Application for a Hackney Carriage Drivers Licence

Report of Legal Services Manager/Interim Monitoring Officer attached.

Minutes:

The Panel received a report on an application for a Hackney Carriage License.

 

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

 

The applicant was present with his spouse and his legal representative. They all addressed the Panel.

 

The Panel also received representations from the Council’s Head of Licensing.

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the Panel could not guarantee on the balance of probabilities that the applicant is a fit and proper person to hold a Hackney Carriage Driver’s License, and refused the application.