Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Driver Panel
Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 9.30 am

Venue: Crompton Suite, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Contact: Lori Hughes 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received.

2.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

4.

Public Question Time

To receive Questions from the Public, in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

Minutes:

There were no public questions received.

5.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 167 KB

The Minutes of the Licensing Driver Panel held on 13th November 2018 are attached for approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Licensing Driver Panel held on 13th November 2018 be approved as a correct record.

 

6.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

7.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 Section 61 - Review of a Dual Drivers Licence (DP/2018/37)

The purpose of this report is to ask Members to review whether, as a result of a complaint from a member of the public, the holder of an existing dual hackney carriage / private hire drivers licence, remains a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold that licence.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that consideration of the review of a Dual Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Driver’s Licence be DEFERRED to a future meeting.

 

8.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 Section 61 - Review of a Dual Drivers Licence (DP/2018/38)

The purpose of this report is to ask Members to review whether, as a result of a complaint from a member of the public, the holder of an existing dual hackney carriage / private hire drivers licence, remains a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold that licence.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that consideration of the review of a Dual Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Driver’s Licence be DEFERRED to a future meeting.

 

9.

Future Driver Review Hearings

The purpose of this report is to discuss with Members the proposed future hearings in relation to those licensed drivers they have selected to be brought before the Panel.

Minutes:

Members were provided an update as to future hearings in relation to licensed drivers to be brought before the Licensing Driver Panel.

 

RESOVED that:

 

1.         The report be noted.

2.         The requests for further information be noted.

10.

Licensing Drivers Panel Appeals Update

The purpose of this report is to provide Members with an update on any appeals against the decisions of the Council’s Licensing Drivers Panel

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the up-to-date information on the appeals against the decisions of the Council’s Licensing Driver Panel be noted.