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MEMBERS' CODE OF CONDUCT - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the Panel are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non pecuniary interests, in connection with any application on the agenda and state the nature of the interest.

 

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Members of the Panel were asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non pecuniary interests in connection with any application on the agenda and state the nature of the interest.

 

No such declarations were made.

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APPLICATION TO LICENSE A FORD KUGA AS A PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLE pdf icon PDF 89 KB

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The Director of Law and Governance reported upon an application received to license a Ford Kuga as a Private Hire Vehicle. 

 

In September 2017 Members of the Licensing, Health and Safety and General Purposes Committee approved criteria for licensing Private Hire Vehicles.  The criteria were set out within Appendix 1 attached to the report.

 

Members of the Regulatory Panel were asked to consider whether they were satisfied that the Ford Kuga complied with the Council’s criteria for licensing Private Hire Vehicles and whether it was a suitable vehicle to be licensed.  Should this be the case Members were further asked to consider whether to license the diesel fuelled Ford Kuga, registration number SD16 HLV as a Private Hire Vehicle.  The vehicle had been examined at one of the Council’s authorised testing stations and the pass certificate was available for Members together with photographs and a video of the vehicle.

 

The proprietor of the vehicle attended the meeting by way of video conference and Members of the Panel had inspected photographs of the vehicle.

 

Resolved –

 

(1)   That the Ford Kuga be considered as a suitable vehicle to be licensed as a Private Hire Vehicle.

 

(2)   That the application to license the Ford Kuga, registration number SD16 HLV as a Private Hire Vehicle be granted.

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PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLE LICENCE APPLICATION - FORD FOCUS, REGISTRATION NUMBER LM10 ADV pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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The Director of Law and Governance reported upon an application received to re-license a Ford Focus, registration number LM10 ADV, beyond the normal overage date for a licensed private hire vehicle.  The vehicle had been licensed as a Private Hire Vehicle since 20 February 2018 and the current licence was due to expire on 16 December 2020.  The date of first registration of the vehicle was 16 June 2010.  On expiry of a previous licence on 16 June 2020 an application to grant a six month licence had been granted under delegated authority.  The vehicle had been examined at one of the Council’s authorised testing stations and the pass certificate was available for Members together with photographs of the vehicle.

 

The proprietor of the vehicle attended the meeting by way of video conference and Members of the Panel inspected photographs of the vehicle. 

 

Resolved – That the application to license the Ford Focus, registration number LM10 ADV, as a Private Hire Vehicle for six months be granted.

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APPLICATION TO LICENSE AN LTI TX4 AS A HACKNEY CARRIAGE VEHICLE pdf icon PDF 81 KB

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The Director of Law and Governance reported upon an application received to licence an LTI TX4, registration number DK09 DCO as a Hackney Carriage Vehicle. 

 

Members were advised that the proprietor of the vehicle wished to withdraw the application.

 

Resolved – That this matter be withdrawn.