Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Thursday, 21st July, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Civic Offices 3, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL.

Contact: Kenna Victoria Healey, Senior Democratic Services Officer  Email:

No. Item


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.


There no items of urgent business.


Declarations of Interests


There were no declarations of interest.



Consideration Of A Private Hire Driver Licence


The Chair of the Sub-Committee advised all present of the process of the hearing. He then invited the Licensing Officer to introduce the report as outlined within the agenda on pages 5 to 30.


Members and the applicant were provided the chance to ask questions of the Licensing Officer. 


The applicant was then given the opportunity to present this case to Members.


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


The Licensing Officer provided a short summary to the Sub-Committee during which she stated it was for the Sub-Committee to decide whether the applicant was a fit and proper person to hold a Hackney Carriage Driver’s licence.


The applicant was asked to present a summary of his case to Members; during which he told the Sub-Committee the impact the situation had had on his life.


The Sub-Committee adjourned at 7.30pm for deliberation and were accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer. 


The meeting reconvened at 7.37pm.




To lift the current suspension and take no further action.