Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 20th September, 2023 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices 3, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL.

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


No. Item


Nomination of Chair

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Councillor Kent nominated Councillor Maney as Chair for this meeting and was seconded by Councillor Chukwu.


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.

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There were no items of urgent business.


Declarations of Interests

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There no declarations of interests declared.


Review Of A Hackney Carriage Private Hire Driver Licence, Private Hire Operators Licence, Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence And Private Hire Vehicle 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.


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


The applicant was then given the opportunity to present his case. Following this Members and the Licensing Officer were given the opportunity to ask questions of the applicant.


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


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


The Chair sought everyone had said all they wished too; it was agreed they had. The Sub-Committee then adjourned at 7.19pm for deliberation and were accompanied by the Legal Advisor and the Democratic Services Officer. 


The meeting reconvened at 7.39pm


RESOLVED that the Licensing Sub-Committee:


  • Revoked the Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Driver Licence.


  • Revoked the Private Hire Operators Licence.


  • Revoked the Hackney Carriage Vehicle Licence and Private Hire Vehicle Licence.