Issue - meetings

Consideration of grant of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence

Meeting: 06/09/2017 - Licensing Hearing Panel (Item 28)

28 Consideration of grant of Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence

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The Chairman introduced the Panel members and officers in attendance and explained the procedures.


The Licensing Officer presented the report in respect of an application for a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire drivers licence, that application having disclosed certain information which required this to be referred to the Panel.


The Applicant gave an explanation of the circumstances surrounding the various matters referred to and the members asked the applicant questions.



The Applicant and the Licensing Officers left the room whilst the panel made their determination. They were invited back to hear the decision. The Chairman advised that they had taken into account the Applicants honesty on the form and in the hearing. They had concerns but understood the circumstances. They were prepared to issue the full 3 year licence with a reminder being given about certain clauses in the drivers handbook.




having regard to all the information presented the application for the grant of a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence in accordance with the Local Government (miscellaneous provisions) Act 1976, the Town and Police Clauses Act 1847 and the current Breckland Council Taxi policy be approved.