of the Meeting of the

Licensing Sub-Committee

Tuesday, 29th January 2019

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


Meeting Commenced:12.30pm††††††††††††††† Meeting Concluded: 1.30pm




PAndy Cole

PReyna Knight

PJames Tonkin



P: Present

A: Apologies for absence submitted


Officers in attendance: Caz Horton (Development & Environment), Sara Saunders, Solicitor & 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




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 the consideration of the subsequent item of business on the grounds 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 No.
LSC 54

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




Review of Private Hire Driverís Licence: Case No. 07-2018/19 (Agenda item 6)



††††††††††† The Director of Development & Environment reported on a review of a private hire driverís licence. The Licensing Officer presented her report outlining the reasons for the Review and responded to questions. The Licence holder and his representatives addressed the Sub-Committee, and then responded to questions.


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





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