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Items
No. Item

56.

Declarations of Interest

Members will be asked to make any declarations of interest in respect of items on this agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest in accordance with the code of conduct.

57.

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To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2021.

Minutes:

The Committee agreed that the minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2021 were confirmed as a correct record.

58.

Chair's Urgent Business

To receive reports on business which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be brought forward for urgent consideration.

Minutes:

There were no items of Chair’s urgent business.

59.

Appeal Cases

The Committee will be provided with the results of the judgement on appeal cases that went to Court.

Minutes:

The Committee noted that there has been no new appeal cases since the last meeting.

60.

Exempt Information

To consider passing a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972 to exclude the press and the public from the meeting for the following items of business, on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information, as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, as amended by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Minutes:

Agreed that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972 to exclude the press and the public from the meeting for the following items of business, on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information, as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, as amended by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

61.

Confidential Minutes

To confirm the confidential minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2021.

Minutes:

The Committee agreed that the confidential minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2021 were confirmed as a correct record.

62.

Initial Application Request for a Private Hire Vehicle Driver's Licence

The Director for Public Health will submit a report on the Initial Application Request for a Private Hire Vehicle Driver Licence.

Minutes:

The Committee heard from the Licensing Officer that the applicant had contacted him on the 15 December 2021 to say that he was unable to attend committee.

 

It was therefore agreed that the matter would be adjourned until such time as the applicant felt ready to proceed.

 

63.

Initial Application Request for a Private Hire Vehicle Driver's Licence

The Director for Public Health will submit a report on the Initial Application Request for a Private Hire Vehicle Driver Licence.

Minutes:

The Committee heard from the Licensing Officer that the applicant had contacted him on the 15 December 2021 to say that could not attend.

 

It was therefore agreed that the matter would be adjourned until such time as the applicant was able to attend.

64.

Initial Application Request for a Private Hire Vehicle Driver Licence

The Director for Public Health will submit a report on the Initial Application Request for a Private Hire Vehicle Driver Licence.

Minutes:

The Committee –

 

(a)

considered the report from the Director for Public Health;

 

(b)

heard from the applicant;

 

(c)

took into account –

 

 

·        

all facts, law and policy as detailed in the report;

 

 

·        

all that the applicant said.

 

The Committee agreed to act outside of the Council’s policy and accept the application without the need to produce a certificate of good conduct due to the length of time the applicant had resided in the country.