Agenda and minutes

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee - Thursday, 10 December 2020 11.00 a.m.

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Introductions / Procedure pdf icon PDF 205 KB

The Chairman of the Sub-Committee will welcome those present and introduce him/herself; the remaining members of the Sub-Committee and the officers will then introduce themselves.


A copy of the Sub-Committee appeals procedure is attached.


Declarations of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.


Appeal against the refusal to grant a Private Hire Driver Licence


The Sub-Committee heard representations from the applicant and Licensing Officer, based on the written report.


The Sub-Committee approved the grant of  Private Hire Driver licence subject to the applicant attending and satisfactorily completing the taxi proficiency and safeguarding workshop.


In making its decision the sub-committee considered the following:


·         Statutory provisions: S51,61 & 77 Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions Act) 1976

·         Statutory taxi and private hire vehicle standards issued by the Department of Transport in July 2020.

·         South Cambridgeshire District Council Private Hire and Taxi Policy

·         Report of the Licensing Officer

·         Advice from the Council’s legal adviser

·         Representations from the Licensing Officer

·         Reference provided by Panther Taxis in support of Mr Heji.

·         Evidence as referred to above.