Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Driver Panel
Tuesday, 9th November, 2021 9.30 am

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

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 212 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Driver Panel held on 5th October 2021 are attached for approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Driver Panel held on 5th October 2021 be approved as a correct record, subject to Councillor Byrne being removed as an attendee.

 

6.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 Application for a Dual Drivers Licence (DP/2021/13)

The purpose of this report is to ask Members to review whether, as a result of convictions obtained, the holder of an existing dual hackney carriage/private hire driver licence remains a fit and proper person to hold that licence.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, based on the information provided to the Panel, having considered the Driver’s conduct and taking into account Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council’s ‘Statement of Fitness and Suitability (Private Hire & Hackney Carriage)’, approved by the Council in March 2018, the current dual hackney carriage/private hire driver’s licence be revoked with immediate effect.

 

NOTE: the Driver did not attend the meeting and was not represented.

 

7.

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 and those made under delegated powers be noted.