Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 4th August, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Suite, Civic Centre, Poole BH15 2RU. View directions

Contact: Email: sarah.culwick@bcpcouncil.gov.uk  Democratic Services Email: democratic.services@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

12.

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman of this meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor Judes Butt be elected Chairman of the Sub-Committee for the duration of the meeting.

Voting: Unanimous

 

13.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

14.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

15.

Exclusion of Press and Public

In relation to the items of business appearing below, the Committee is asked to consider the following resolution: -

 

‘That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act and that the public interest in withholding the information outweighs such interest in disclosing the information.’

Minutes:

RESOLVED that under Section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act and that the public interest in withholding the information outweighs such interest in disclosing the information.

 

16.

Consideration of the Suitability of an Individual to Become a Hackney Carriage and/or Private Hire Driver

The Licensing Sub-Committee is asked to determine whether the applicant is considered a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a Hackney Carriage and/or Private Hire Driver’s Licence.

Minutes:

This item was restricted by virtue of paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Exempt Information – Categories 1 (information relating to any individual) and 2 (information which is likely to reveal the identity of individual).

Attendance:

From BCP Council:

Sarah Rogers – Senior Licensing Officer

Johanne McNamara – Legal Advisor to the Sub-Committee

Sarah Culwick – Senior Democratic Services Officer and Clerk to the Sub-Committee

The Applicant and their representative were also in attendance.

The Licensing Officer presented a report, a copy of which had been circulated to each Member and a copy of which appears as Appendix ‘A’ to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

Councillors were asked to consider whether the applicant was a ‘fit and proper’ person to hold a Hackney Carriage and/or Private Hire Driver’s Licence.