Agenda and minutes

Public Protection Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018

Venue: Astley Room - Castle. View directions

Contact: Geoff Durham 742222 

Items
No. Item

1.

DISCLOSURE OF EXEMPT INFORMATION

To resolve that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the attached report, because it is likely that there will be disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 7 in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Minutes:

Resolved:-               That the public be excluded from the meeting during

consideration of the following items because it is likely that there will be disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 7 contained within Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act, 1972

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive declarations of interest from Members on items included in this agenda.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

3.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

There were no apologies.

4.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr AR

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding offences committed by Mr AR.

 

Mr AR was accompanied by a legal representative who addressed the Committee.

 

Mr AR stated that the offence had occurred following the dropping off of difficult customers.  Mr AR apologised for his behaviour towards Council staff.

 

 

Resolved:     (i)         That, in accordance with the Council’s policy and

Guidelines, Mr AR’s Dual Driver’s Licence be revoked.

 

5.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr MSB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were advised that Mr MSB’s application be deferred to a future meeting.

6.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr MT

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding an application for renewal of a Dual Driver’s Licence by Mr MT.

 

Mr MT was accompanied by his son-in-law who addressed the Committee.

 

Mr MT gave an explanation for the offences committed which were accepted by the Committee

 

Resolved:     That, subject to Mr MT retaking and completing the knowledge test, a licence be granted for a period of twelve months.  Subject to there being no further issues during this time, the licence will be extended for a further two years without the requirement for Mr MT to attend a meeting.

7.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr SIM

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for a new Dual Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Driver’s Licence Mr SIM

 

Mr SIM was accompanied by his wife but spoke on his own behalf. 

 

Mr SIM stated that, at the time, he was unaware that he was committing an offence.

 

Resolved:     That Mr SIM be granted a licence together with a strong written warning as to his future conduct.

 

8.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr KI

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for renewal of a Dual Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Driver’s Licence for Mr KI.

 

Mr KI was accompanied by his wife but spoke on his own behalf. 

 

Mr KI stated that the offence had been a genuine mistake and that it wouldn’t happen again.  However, the information accompanying the application indicated that it had happened again after the original offence.

 

 

Resolved:     That, in view of the nature and seriousness of convictions, the Committee, having considered those circumstances and taken into account its policy and guidelines, refused Mr KI’s application.

 

9.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mrs JEP

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair, Councillor Robinson advised the Committee that the following driver had, on occasions, been his taxi driver.  No ‘interest’ was identified.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding an application for renewal of a Dual Driver’s Licence by Mrs JEP.

 

Mrs JEP was given the opportunity to address the Committee.

 

Mrs JEP stated that she wasn’t aware that speeding offences had to be reported to the licensing authority.

 

Resolved:     That a licence be granted for a period of twelve months.  Subject to there being no further issues during this time, the licence will be extended for a further two years without the requirement for Mrs JEP to attend a meeting.

 

10.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1976

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding an application for renewal of a Dual Driver’s Licence by Mr JB.

 

Mr JB was given the opportunity to address the Committee.

 

Mr JB gave an explanation for the failure to produce documents which was accepted by the Committee

 

Resolved:     That, subject to Mr JB providing evidence of passing the NVQ/BTEC, a licence be granted.

11.

URGENT BUSINESS

To consider any business which is urgent within the meaning of Section 100(B)4 of the Local Government Act.

 

Minutes:

There was no urgent business