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Agenda item

Application for the Ongoing Suitability of a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver and Private Hire Operator

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed the Licence Holder, his partner and Solicitor to the meeting and introductions were made.

 

The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Corporate Director of Regeneration and Local Services that requested Members to consider and determine the suitability of the Applicant to continue to be licensed as a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver and Private Hire Operator (for copy of report, see file of minutes).

 

The Licensing Enforcement Officer was in attendance and took Members through the Enforcement Report.

 

Members and the Licence Holder and his representative were given the opportunity to ask questions of the Officer.

 

The Licence Holder and his Solicitor were then invited to address the Sub-Committee and responded to questions from Members.

 

All parties were invited to sum up then the Sub-Committee retired to deliberate the application in private at 11.50 am. After re-convening at 12.15 pm the Chairman delivered the Sub-Committee’s decision.

 

Resolved: That the Licence Holder’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers Licence be suspended until the he had successfully completed the knowledge test.

 

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