Background
Background

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Bainbridge Room, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven. CA28 7SJ

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Items
No. Item

LIC 19/40

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no Apologies for Absence given at this meeting.

 

LIC 19/41

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 19/42

Minutes of the meeting held on 21 January 2020 pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 January 2020 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

LIC 19/43

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policies and Conditions pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Public Protection Manager presented to Committee a revised ‘Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy and Conditions’ for consideration.

 

Members were asked to review the document and offer comments.

 

During the discussion that followed, a number of amendments were suggested.

 

RESOLVED:- that

 

(a) the Committee reviewed and approved the draft revised policies

and conditions (with amendments suggested) and agreed to these being issued for public consultation; and

(b) the Committee resume on the 23rd June 2020 to consider any responses to the consultation with a view to making a final recommendation to the next available Executive and Full Council.

 

LIC 19/44

Exempt Information

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 19/45

Offence Committed during period of Private Hire Driver's Licence

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report regarding a licensed private hire driver (CS) who had informed the Licensing Team of an offence that had been committed during a period of the licence.

 

The driver completed a self-declaration form on the 29th January 2020 and

following a check of the driver’s DVLA driving licence the offence was

confirmed.

 

The driver attended the meeting and made representation to the Licensing Committee.

 

After consideration, it was

 

RESOLVED:That the licence be REVOKED due to the points and evidence provided in consideration against the Guidance.

 

LIC 19/46

Grant of Private Hire Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 7 DG)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report 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 for a period of three years.

 

LIC 19/47

Grant of Private Hire Driver's Licence (Agenda Item 6 SL)

Minutes:

Councillor Mike Hawkins declared a personal interest in this application due to knowing the applicant and took no part in the discussion or determination of the application.

 

Consideration was given to a report 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.

 

 

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