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Agenda item

Application for the Ongoing Suitability of a Hackney Carriage Driver


The Chairman welcomed the Licence Holder to the meeting and introductions were made.


The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Corporate Director of Adult and Health Services which requested Members to consider the suitability of the Licence Holder to continue to be licensed as a Hackney Carriage Driver (for copy of report, see file of minutes).


The Licensing Enforcement Officer was in attendance and outlined the Enforcement report. Members and the Licence Holder were given the opportunity to ask questions of the officer.


A representative from Durham Constabulary was in attendance and confirmed that they had nothing further to add.


The Licence Holder was invited to address the Sub-Committee and responded to questions from Members.


After summing up the Sub-Committee retired to deliberate the application in private at 12.10 pm. After re-convening at 12.20 pm the Chairman delivered the Sub-Committee’s decision.


Resolved: That the Licence Holder be issued with a written warning for a 6 month period.


Democratic Services
Durham County Council
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County Durham
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