Agenda item

Consideration of the Ongoing Suitability of a Hackney Carriage Driver


The Licence Holder was not present. The Licensing Enforcement Officer reported that the Licence Holder had advised that he would not be in attendance but had confirmed that the hearing could proceed in his absence.


Members considered whether to proceed in the absence of the Licence Holder and agreed that the hearing should proceed.


The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Corporate Director of Neighbourhoods and Climate Change to determine the ongoing suitability of a Hackney Carriage Driver (for copy of report, see file of minutes).


The Licensing Enforcement Officer was in attendance to present the report. Members and the Council’s Solicitor were given the opportunity to ask questions of the Licensing Enforcement Officer.


The Sub-Committee retired to deliberate the application in private. After re-convening the Chair delivered the Sub-Committee’s decision.


Resolved: That the Licence Holder’s Hackney Carriage Driver Licence be revoked with immediate effect.