Agenda and minutes

Licensing (General Purposes) Sub-Committee
Monday, 15th January, 2018 10.15 am

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Ema Dearsley  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

38.

Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 20 November 2017 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting which took place on 20 November 2017 were confirmed and signed.

39.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To receive apologies for absence and to report any substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Anna James. Councillor Libby Piper attended as a substitute.

40.

Declarations of Interest

To receive from members declarations of interest in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, in accordance with the Waverley Code of Local Government Conduct.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

41.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the following recommendation on the motion of the Chairman:-

 

Recommendation

 

That pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the items, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) of the description specified in paragraph 1 of the revised Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act in respect of the following item:

 

Information relating to any individual (paragraph 1)

 

Minutes:

At 10.30am it was

 

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100B(5) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the items, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by section 100I of the Act) of the description specified in paragraph 1 of the revised Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the act, namely:-

 

1. Information relating to any individual

42.

REVIEW OF HACKNEY CARRIAGE/PRIVATE HIRE DRIVER'S LICENCE

To consider the attached exempt report.

 

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report regarding a review of a Hackney Carriage

Driver’s Licence.

 

The driver was in attendance at the meeting and confirmed that he had read and

understood the papers which he had received. Members asked questions of the

driver and what lead to the incidences referred to in the exempt report.

 

The Sub-Committee reminded the driver of his responsibilities for being a Waverley

Borough Council licensed Hackney Carriage Driver and asked whether he

understood the policy and accepted the conditions imposed. The Driver confirmed

that he did.

 

The Sub-Committee withdrew at 10.50am to consider whether or not the driver could

continue to operate. Following the Sub-Committees deliberation the meeting

resumed at 11.45am. The Council’s solicitor had been asked to advise the Sub-

Committee during their deliberations on the wording of their decision.

 

RESOLVED that the driver’s licence be suspended for a period of 28 days which would take effect at the end of the period of 21 days beginning with the day on which notice of the suspension was given to the Driver. Full reasons for the decision are noted in the attached exempt minute.

 

 

43.

REVIEW OF HACKNEY CARRIAGE/PRIVATE HIRE DRIVER'S LICENCE

To consider the attached exempt report.

Minutes:

This item was deferred to the next meeting.

44.

REVIEW OF HACKNEY CARRIAGE/PRIVATE HIRE DRIVER'S LICENCE

To consider the attached exempt report.

 

Minutes:

This item was deferred to the next meeting.