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Meeting of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee held on 09/10/2007
Minutes of 16th August 2007



Licensing (General Purposes) Sub-Committee 5
16.08.07
WAVERLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE LICENSING (GENERAL PURPOSES)
SUB-COMMITTEE – 16TH AUGUST 2007

SUBMITTED TO THE LICENSING AND REGULATORY COMMITTEE
8TH OCTOBER 2007
(To be read in conjunction with the Agenda for the Meeting)
Cllr L C Bate (Chairman)Cllr R D Frost
*Cllr Mrs G M Beel (Vice-Chairman)Cllr N P Holder
*Cllr Mrs E Cable*Cllr P B Isherwood
Cllr M Causey*Cllr R A Knowles

* Present

8. MINUTES (Agenda Item 1)

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 5th July 2007 were confirmed and signed.

9. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE (Agenda Item 2)

Apologies for absence were received from Cllr L C Bate, Cllr M Causey, Cllr R D Frost and Cllr N P Holder. Councillor J P Hubble attended as a substitute.

10. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS (Agenda Item 3)

No interests were declared under this item.
PART I – RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COMMITTEE

There are no matters falling within this category.
PARTS II AND III – MATTERS OF REPORT

Background Papers
PART II – Matters reported in detail for the information of the Committee

There are no matters falling within this category.

PART III – Brief summaries of other matters dealt with

11. ACTION TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING (Agenda Item 5)
The Sub-Committee noted the actions taken by the Chief Executive in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman:

1. a hackney carriage/private hire licence be granted without the need to refer the application to the Licensing (General Purposes) Sub-Committee the reason being was that the applicant had been given a strong written warning and any further points on his driving licence within the next year would result in him being brought before the Licensing (General Purposes) Sub-Committee;

2. an exemption from the requirement to display the licence plate for the following private hire vehicles be granted in accordance with the provisions of Section 75 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976:

i. a red Peugeot 607 registration MA52 YWE as a Private Hire Vehicle, licence plate no. 244, the licensee being Mr M Soul and the vehicle managed under the licence of Mr D Jones, licensed Private Hire Operator; and

ii. a black 2001 registered Mercedes E280 registration 210 RKR as a Private Hire Vehicle, licence plate no. 261, the licensee/private hire operator being Mr B Marshall.

12. APPLICATION FOR EXEMPTION FROM PRIVATE HIRE PLATE DISPLAY (Appendix A)

13. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC (Agenda Item 6)

14. PRIVATE HIRE DRIVER’S LICENCE
((Exempt) Appendix B)

Having interviewed the applicant and taken into account the officer’s report the Sub-Committee

RESOLVED that, due to the concerns of the Sub-Committee that the applicant had not given reasonable explanations for the incidents which led to his convictions and the serious nature of the convictions, the applicant was not considered to be a fit and proper person to hold a Waverley Borough Council private hire drivers licence and the application be refused.

The meeting commenced at 10.00 a.m. and concluded at 11.33 p.m.







Chairman


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