Background
Background

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Moresby Meeting Room, Copeland Borough Council, Whitehaven Commercial Park, Moresby Parks, Whitehaven. CA28 8YD

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Items
No. Item

LIC 19/19

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Fred Gleaves and Brian O’Kane.

LIC 19/20

Declarations of Interests in Agenda Items:

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made at this point of the meeting. Members stated that Declarations would be made when further information and details of Licence applicants became known.

 

LIC 19/21

Minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2019  be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

 

LIC 19/22

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the following items and reports for which it is likely that the meeting will not be open to the public and which have been excluded from public inspection.

Minutes:

The Chair moved and it was

 

RESOLVED:- that pursuant to Section100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds of likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

LIC 19/23

Grant of Private Hire Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 5 - PGC)

Minutes:

A report was submitted on a request received for the grant of a Private Hire Driver’s Licence.

 

The applicant attended the hearing and addressed the Committee.

 

RESOLVED:- that the applicant’s Private Hire Driver’s Licence be granted.

 

LIC 19/24

Grant of Hackney Carriage Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 6 - JCR)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report submitted on a request received for the grant of a Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence.

 

The applicant attended the hearing and addressed the Committee.

 

RESOLVED:- that the applicant’s Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence be granted.

 

 

LIC 19/25

Grant of Hackney Carriage Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 7 - MEC)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report submitted on a request received for the grant of a Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence.

 

The applicant attended the hearing and addressed the Committee.

 

Councillors Gwynneth Everett and Linda Jones-Bulman declared an interest in this application and took no part in the decision.

 

RESOLVED:- that the applicant’s Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence be refused.

 

LIC 19/26

Grant of Private Hire Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 8 - DCG)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report submitted on a request received for the grant of a Private Hire Driver’s Licence.

 

The applicant arrived late, was not in possession of a valid DBS certificate and therefore the application was not complete.

 

RESOLVED:- that the application was not considered.

 

LIC 19/27

Revocation of Hackney Carriage Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 9 - AL)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report submitted on a request received to revoke a Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence.

 

Councillor Dave Banks declared a personal interest in this application due to knowing the owner of the taxi company involved.

 

The applicant attended the hearing and addressed the Committee. The Committee was informed that the DBS certificate was expected very soon as all stages of the application had been completed and assured there were no convictions pending.

 

RESOLVED:- that the applicant’s Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence be suspended and if no up-to-date DBS certificate is provided then the licence be revoked.

 

LIC 19/28

Renewal/Revocation of Hackney Carriage Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 10 - MD)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report submitted on a request received to renew/revoke a Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence.

 

Councillor Sam Meteer declared a personal and prejudicial interest in this application due to knowing the applicant. Councillor Meteer left the room and took no part in the discussion or decision.

 

The applicant attended the hearing and addressed the Committee. The applicant advised committee that he had not driven since July 2019 and had decided to give up his taxi badges.

 

RESOLVED:- that the application was not considered.

 

LIC 19/29

Grant of Hackney Carriage Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 11 - AAH)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report submitted on a request received for the grant of a Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence. The applicant had a Hackney Carriage Licence revoked on 16th October 2018 for failing to provide a current DBS certificate.

 

The applicant had failed to provide a current DBS by the date of the committee and did not attend the hearing with the required DBS certificate.

 

RESOLVED:- that the applicant’s Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence be refused.

 

LIC 19/30

Revocation of Private Hire Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 12 - VD)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report submitted on a request received to revoke a Private Hire Driver’s Licence for failing to provide a current medical certificate and DBS certificate.

 

The applicant did not confirm his attendance and attended the hearing late producing certificates, but was not in possession of the correct DBS certificate.

 

RESOLVED:- that the application was not considered.

 

 

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