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Agenda item

Consideration of the Ongoing Suitability of a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed the Licence Holder, his Solicitor and Interpreter to the meeting and introductions took place.

 

The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Corporate Director of

Regeneration and Local Services that asked Members to consider the ongoing suitability of the Licence Holder to continue to be licensed as a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver (for copy of report, see file of minutes).

 

The Licensing Enforcement Officer presented the report and the Licence Holder, his Solicitor and Members were given the opportunity to ask questions of the Officer.

 

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

 

After all parties had been given the opportunity to make a closing statement, the Licence Holder was advised that the Sub-Committee would retire to deliberate the application in private and the Licence Holder would be notified of their decision later that day.

 

The Sub-Committee retired to deliberate the application in private at 2.20 pm.

 

Resolved: That the Licence Holder’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver Licence be revoked.

 

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