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Agenda item

Consideration of the Ongoing Suitability of a Private Hire Driver


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


The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Corporate Director of Neighbourhoods and Climate Change to determine the ongoing suitability of the Licence Holder to continue to be licensed as a Private Hire Driver (for copy of repot, see file of minutes).


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


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


After Summing up, the Sub-Committee retired to deliberate the application in private at 10.00 am. After re-convening at 10.20 am, the Chair delivered the Sub-Committee’s decision.


Resolved: That the Licence Holder’s Private Hire Drivers Licence be suspended for the minimum of one month and the successful completion of the knowledge test.


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