Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Panel - Wednesday 4th October, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, NN14 4LZ

Contact: Louise Tyers  01832 742198

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair for this Panel

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor Jonathan Ekins be appointed Chair for the Panel.

2.

Apologies for non-attendance

Minutes:

There were no apologies for non-attendance.

3.

Members' Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

4.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The press and public are likely to be excluded during the following item of business in accordance with Section 100(a) of the Local Government Act 1972, on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information of the description shown in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That in accordance with section 100(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public will be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that they would involve the likely disclosure of exempt information of the description shown in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

5.

Consideration of Fitness of individual to continue to hold a Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Driver's Licence

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The licence holder and his legal representative were not present.

 

The Licensing Enforcement Officer introduced the report which asked the Panel to consider whether the licence holder was a fit and proper person to continue to hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver’s Licence. 

 

A formal request had been received from the licence holder’s legal representative for the meeting to be adjourned.

 

The Panel viewed two videos which had been provided as evidence and then considered the adjournment request.

 

The meeting adjourned at 10.20am and reconvened at 10.36am

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Hearing be adjourned until a future date.

6.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

The meeting closed at 10.40am.