Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL.

Contact: Kenna Victoria Healey, Senior Democratic Services Officer  Email: Direct.Democracy@thurrock.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Items of Urgent Business

To receive additional items that the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency, in accordance with Section 100B (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

2.

Declarations of Interests

Minutes:

There were no interests declared.

 

Exclusion of the Public and Press

 

 Members of the Sub-Committee agreed that, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business, on the grounds that they could involve the possible disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph1 (Information relating to any individual) of Schedule 12A of that Act. There were no interests declared.

 

3.

Determination Of A Private Hire Driver Licence

Minutes:

The Chair asked all parties if they had any requests, and it was noted that there were no requests.

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the report to Members of the Sub-Committee informing them, the report was a determination of a Private Hire Driver Licence.     

 

Members and the applicant were provided the chance to ask questions of the Licensing Officer. There were none.

 

The applicant was then provided with the opportunity to present his case.

 

Members and the Licensing Officer were given an opportunity to ask questions to the applicant. There were none from the Licensing Officer.

 

Following questions from Members, the Chair moved on to closing summaries.

 

The Licensing Officer provided a short summary to the Sub-Committee.

 

The applicant was asked to present a summary of their case to Members; he said he had nothing further to add.

 

The Chair asked if there were any further questions, there were none.

 

 

The Sub-Committee adjourned at 7.20pm for deliberation and were accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer. 

 

The meeting reconvened at 7.48pm

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Licensing Sub-Committee grants the licence, subject to one month suspension.

4.

Determination Of A New Private Hire Driver Licence

Minutes:

The Chair asked all parties if they had any requests, and it was noted that there were no requests.

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the report to Members of the Sub-Committee informing them, the report was a determination of a Private Hire Driver Licence.

           

Members and the applicant were provided the chance to ask questions of the Licensing Officer. There were none.

 

The applicant was then provided with the opportunity to present his case.

 

Members and the Licensing Officer were given an opportunity to ask questions to the applicant. There were none.

 

Following questions from Members, the Chair moved on to closing summaries.

 

The Licensing Officer provided a short summary to the Sub-Committee.

 

The applicant was asked to present a summary of their case to Members.

 

The Chair asked if there were any further questions, there were none.

 

The Sub-Committee adjourned at 8.03pm for deliberation and were accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer. 

 

The meeting reconvened at 8.16pm

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Licensing Sub-Committee grants the application.