Agenda item

Consideration of an Application to be Licensed as a Hackney Carriage 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 suitability of the Applicant to be granted a Hackney Carriage Driver Licence (for copy see file of minutes).


The Licensing Enforcement Officer presented the report and the Applicant, Members and the Legal Officer were given the opportunity to ask questions of the presenting Officer.


Representatives from Durham Constabulary informed the Sub-Committee of the Applicant’s driving history.  


The Applicant then addressed the Sub-Committee and responded to questions from Members.


After all parties were given the opportunity to sum up, the Sub-Committee retired to deliberate the application in private at 10.16 am.


After re-convening at 10.29 am the Chair delivered the Sub-Committee’s decision.


Resolved: That the application be refused.