Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Rooms 2 & 3, Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0TH

Contact: Natalie Owen  Governance Officer

Items
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28.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 183 KB

To receive and if so determined, to approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on 17th August 2023 and 21st September 2023.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the meetings held on the 17th August and 21st September 2023 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

29.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

A maximum of 15 minutes will be allocated to public questions submitted in writing to Democratic Services (democratic.services@trafford.gov.uk) by 4pm on the working day prior to the meeting.  Questions must be within the remit of the Sub-Committee or be relevant to items appearing on the agenda and will be submitted in the order in which they were received.

Minutes:

No questions were received.

30.

EXCLUSION RESOLUTION (REMAINING ITEMS)

Motion (Which may be amended as Members think fit):

 

That the public be excluded from this meeting during consideration of the remaining items on the agenda, because of the likelihood of disclosure of “exempt information” which falls within one or more descriptive category or categories of the Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A, as amended by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, and specified on the agenda item or report relating to each such item respectively.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the public be excluded because of the likelihood of disclosure of “exempt information” which falls within one or more descriptive category or categories of the Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, as specified on the agenda item or report relating to such item respectively.

31.

Application for the grant of a Hackney Carriage Proprietor's (Vehicle) Licence in respect of a vehicle which does not comply with the Council's current Age and/or Emission Standards

To consider a report of the Head of Regulatory Services.

Minutes:

The Head of Regulatory Services submitted a report requesting members to consider an application for the grant of a Hackney Carriage Proprietor’s (Vehicle) Licence in respect of a vehicle which does not comply with the Council’s current Age and Emission Standards.

 

The applicant did not attend the meeting. The Sub-Committee discussed whether to consider the application in absence or for it to be deferred.

 

The Licensing Team Leader responded to questions from the Sub-Committee.

 

The Sub-Committee agreed to defer the report to consider the defendant’s case at a later date.

 

RESOLVED: That Mr. H. E’s application for a Hackney Carriage Proprietor’s (Vehicle) Licence be deferred to the next meeting of the Sub-Committee.

 

 

32.

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver – Dangerous Driving and Breach of Private Hire Driver conditions 5.1 and 5.9 (c) and (d)

To consider a report of the Head of Regulatory Services.

Minutes:

The Head of Regulatory Services submitted a report requestion Members to consider whether a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire driver was still a fit and proper person to hold a licence.

 

The driver attended the meeting to enable members to give the matter their full consideration.

 

The driver gave his version of events and answered questions from members of the Sub-Committee.

 

The Sub-Committee considered the report and the evidence given at the meeting and concluded that the driver was not a fit and proper person to hold a Hackney Carriage and Private Hire driver’s licence.

 

RESOLVED: That Mr. S’ Hackney Carriage and Private Hire driver’s licence be revoked with immediate effect.

33.

Private Hire Vehicle Licence - Licence Granted without a Seating Configuration

To consider a report of the Head of Regulatory Services.

Minutes:

The Licensing Team Leader informed the Sub-Committee the reasons the report had not been submitted.

 

The Sub-Committee agreed to defer the report to a later meeting.   

 

RESOLVED: That the report be deferred.