of the Meeting of the

Licensing Sub-Committee

Tuesday, 13th November 2018

held at the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.


Meeting Commenced:2.30pm††††† Meeting Concluded: 3pm




PAndy Cole

PJill Iles

PMarcia Pepperall



P: Present

A: Apologies for absence submitted


Officers in attendance: Amanda Hodge (Development & Environment), Caz Horton (Development & Environment), Sara Saunders, Senior Legal Advisor (Corporate Services)




Election of chairman for the meeting (Agenda item 1)


Resolved: that Councillor Cole be elected as chairman for the meeting.


Councillor Cole in the chair




Declaration of disclosable pecuniary interest (Agenda item 3)






Adoption of hearing procedure (Agenda item 4)


††††††††††††† Resolved: that the hearing procedure be adopted.




Exclusion of the press and public (Agenda item 5)


††††††††††† Resolved: that the press, public and officers not required by the Members, the Chief Executive or Director to remain during the exempt session, be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the subsequent item of business on the ground that its consideration will involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Section 1001 of the Local Government Act 1972.



Reason for Exemption


Minute Nos. LSC 38 & 39

Paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972




Review of combined driverís licence: Case No. 03-2018/19 (Agenda item 6)


††††††††††††† The Director of Development & Environment reported on the review of a combined driverís licence. The licence holder had indicated that she was unable to attend the Hearing.

††††††††††††† Resolved: that consideration of the matter be deferred until 26 November to enable the licence holder to attend to present a defence of the alleged breach of the terms and conditions of her combined driverís licence.




Review of private hire driverís licence: Case No. 04-2018/19 (Agenda item 7)


††††††††††††† The Director of Development & Environment reported on the review of a private hire driverís licence. The Sub-Committee was advised that the licence holder was serving a custodial sentence and had been unable to attend the Hearing. No representative was in attendance on his behalf.


††††††††††††† Resolved: that the licence be revoked forthwith, as the licence holder is not a fit and proper person to hold a Private Hire Driverís Licence.





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