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Resolution to exclude the public and the press
The Monitoring Officer has determined that categories 1 & 2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules applies to the following items. His view on the public interest test (having taken account of the provisions of Rule 14.18 of the Council's Access to Information Rules) was that to make this information public would disclose information relating to:
(i) information relating to any individual
(ii) information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual.
These factors in his view outweigh the public interest in disclosing this information. Members are asked to consider these factors when determining the public interest test, which they must decide when considering excluding the public from this part of the meeting.
RESOLVED that in accordance with Section 100(a)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public and press were excluded from the meeting on the grounds that there would be disclosure to them of exempt information under Paragraphs 12 and 18 of Schedule 12a Part 7 of the above Act in respect of the following item[s].
Review of a joint hackney carriage and private hire driver's licence
To receive introductions from the Chair and an explanation of the Sub-Committee’s procedures from the Clerk to the Sub-Committee [Principal Solicitor].
The Chair introduced the Sub-Committee and its Clerk.
The Clerk to the Sub-Committee on behalf of the Solicitor to the Council explained the procedures to be followed by the Sub-Committee.
Review of a licence
To consider a review of a Joint Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Drivers’ Licence.
Licensee – C A
The Licensing Officer presented the licensing authority’s position regarding the review of C.A’s licence as outlined in the report (copy filed with the signed minutes).
The Committee were addressed by CA and his Solicitor and were provided with an explanation for the accumulation of penalty points on his licence and previous speeding offences. The Licensee submitted to the Sub-Committee a number of references and called two referees, who testified as to his good character and safe driving.
The Sub-Committee withdrew to consider, in private, the application and the evidence they had heard, with the support of the Clerk.
On their return the Chair announced their decision. In reaching the decision members took into account the relevant written and verbal representations.
The Clerk to the Sub-Committee advised that he would confirm the decision in writing and reminded parties of their right to appeal.
The Chair thanked all for attending.