of the Meeting of the

Licensing Sub-Committee

Monday, 26th November 2018

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


Meeting Commenced:2.30pm††††† Meeting Concluded: 3.30pm




PAndy Cole

PAnn Harley

PMartin Williams



P: Present

A: Apologies for absence submitted


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




Election of Chairman for the meeting (Agenda item 1)


Resolved: that Councillor Cole be elected 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 the Director, to remain during the exempt session, be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business on the ground that its consideration will involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Section 100I of the Local Government Act 1972, by virtue of paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.



Reason for Exemption


Minute No. LSC 44

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




Review of Combined Driverís Licence: Case No. 05-2018/19 (Agenda item 6)


††††††††††††† The Director of Development & Environment reported on a review of a combined driverís licence. The Licensing Officer advised that the review had been brought in response to two incidences of smoking in a taxi, and one allegation of allowing a passenger to smoke in the taxi. The Sub-Committeeheard oral evidence given by the licence holder, who then responded to questions.


††††††††††††† Resolved: that the licence be suspended for a period of two days.









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