Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre

Contact: Jo Maskell, Email: jo.maskell@harlow.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

6.

Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for this meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor Ian Beckett is elected as Chairman for this meeting.

7.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors’ declarations of interest (if any) in relation to any items on the agenda.

Minutes:

None.

8.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Chairman will move that the following item be taken in private session on the grounds that it is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as specified under Paragraph 1 of Part One of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, if and so long as in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing information.

 

Paragraph 1: Information relating to any individual.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the following item is taken in private session on the grounds that it is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as specified under Paragraph 1 of Part One of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, if and so long as in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing information.

 

Paragraph 1: Information relating to any individual.

9.

Procedure for the Meeting

Minutes:

            RESOLVED that the procedure for the meeting is noted.

10.

Review of Private Hire Driver Licence

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee received a report on a review of a private hire driver’s licence; together with a tabled copy of “Procedures and Conditions for Private Hire Driver, Vehicle and Operator Licensing” and presentations from the Licensing Department and Licence Holder.  A Police Officer also attended the Hearing to give evidence to the Sub-Committee.

 

Members of the Sub-Committee considered the report and evidence submitted to determine the case in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976.

 

            RESOLVED that

 

(a)       the licence-holder is deemed not to be a “fit and proper” person to hold a private hire driver licence;

 

(b)       his licence be suspended for a three month period with immediate effect pursuant to S.52 Road Safety Act 2006.

11.

Matter of Urgent Business

Minutes:

None.