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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: To be held at the Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH

Contact: John Turner, Democratic Services  Email: john.turner@sheffield.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chair

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Minutes:

1.1

RESOLVED: That in the absence of the scheduled Co-Chair of the Sub-Committee (Councillor David Barker), Councillor Josie Paszek be appointed Chair of the meeting.

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

2.1

Apologies for absence were received from the scheduled Co-Chair of the Sub-Committee (Councillor David Barker) and Councillor Ruth Milsom.

 

3.

Exclusion of Public and Press

To identify items where resolutions may be moved to exclude the press and public

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Minutes:

3.1

RESOLVED: That the public and press be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on item 5 on the grounds that, if the public and press were present during the transaction of such business, there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information as described in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.

 

4.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Members to declare any interests they have in the business to be considered at the meeting

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Minutes:

4.1

There were no declarations of interest.

 

5.

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing - Individual Cases

Report of the Chief Licensing Officer.

 

 

*(NOTE: The report at item 5 in the above agenda is not available to the public and press because it contains exempt information described in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended))

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

5.1

The Chief Licensing Officer submitted details in respect of four cases relating to hackney carriage and private hire licensing.

 

 

5.2

The applicant in Case No. 74/21 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.3

The applicant in Case No. 75/21 attended the hearing with a representative and they both addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.4

The applicant in Case No. 77/21 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.5

The licence holder in Case No. 78/21 attended the hearing and addressed the Sub-Committee.

 

 

5.6

RESOLVED: That, after consideration of the information contained in the case papers, the information now reported and, where relevant, information circulated prior to the hearing, the cases now submitted be determined as follows:-

 

 

 

Case No.

Licence Type

Decision

 

 

 

 

 

74/21

Application for the renewal of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

(a) Grant an extension to the licence for up to 12 months on the grounds that the applicant has provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles and (b) the applicant be required to arrange three MOTs to be carried out during the 12-month period.

 

 

 

 

 

75/21

Application for a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver’s Licence

Defer making a decision on the case until the outcome of the applicant’s pending Court case was known.

 

 

 

 

 

77/21

Application for the extension of a Private Hire Vehicle Licence

(a) Grant a licence for 12 months on the grounds that the applicant has provided sufficient evidence to convince the Sub-Committee that there are exceptional reasons to deviate from the current policy on the age limit of vehicles and (b) the applicant be required to arrange three MOTs to be carried out during the 12-month period.

 

 

 

 

 

78/21

Review of a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver’s Licence

Lift the suspension and the licence holder be issued with a written warning with regard to his future conduct, such warning to remain live for the term of his current licence.