The Chair welcomed the Licence Holder and his representative to the meeting and introductions were made.
The Sub-Committee considered a 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 Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver (for copy see file of minutes).
The Licensing Enforcement Officer presented the report and clarified that consideration was for a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver. All parties were given the opportunity to ask questions of the Officer.
The Licence Holder and his representative were then invited to address the Sub-Committee and respond to questions from Members and Officers.
After all parties were given the opportunity to make a closing statement, the Sub-Committee retired to deliberate the matter in private, at 2.00pm. After re-convening at 2.50pm, the Chair delivered the Sub-Committee’s decision.
That the Licence Holders Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver Licence be revoked with immediate effect.