Agenda and minutes

Public Protection Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 2.00 pm

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 if the following matter 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 MW

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for an exemption request for a Private Hire Vehicle by Mr MW.

 

Mr MW’s application would involve a departure from the Council’s Policy and Guidelines.

 

Resolved:     That Mr MW be granted the exemption with the condition that plates are used on the vehicle when it is not used for executive airport travel or carrying business class clients. 

 

5.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr CGP

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

Mr CGP was accompanied by Mr TC but spoke on his own behalf.

 

Mr CGP stated that he wasn’t aware that the speed limit had changed.   

 

Resolved:     (i)         That, Mr CGP’s licence be allowed to continue but that he

be issued with a strong written warning as to his future conduct.

6.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr DW

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

Mr DW was accompanied by Mr TC who spoke on his behalf.

 

Mr DW had attended this Committee on 2 October, 2018  and received a one month suspension. Days before that meeting Mr DW had, unbeknown to himself, committed another speeding offence.  Mr DW stated that he was now ‘balanced and confident’ and that it would not happen again. Mr DW apologised for his mistake.  

 

Resolved:     That, Mr DW be given a two week suspension.  Mr DW was

advised that there would be no further credit given.

 

 

7.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr MSB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

Mr MSB was accompanied by an interpreter and a legal representative who spoke on his behalf.

 

Mr MSB gave an explanation of the offence which was accepted by the Committee.   

 

Resolved:            That, Mr MSB’s licence be suspended for a period of one month and that he be issued with a written warning as to his future conduct.

 

8.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr SUZ

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were advised that this application had been withdrawn.

9.

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act - 1976

Driver – Mr CAE

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a new application for a Private Hire Vehicle Licence by Mr CAE.

 

Mr CAE’s application would involve a departure from the Council’s Policy and Guidelines.

 

Resolved:     That Mr CAE be granted the exemption with the condition that plates are used on the vehicle when it is not used for executive airport travel, seaports and railway stations or carrying business class clients. 

 

10.

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.