Agenda

Licensing & Regulatory Committee - Wednesday, 9th March, 2022 1.30 pm

Venue: Meeting Space - Block 1, Floor 2 - County Hall. View directions

Contact: Heather Bowers 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee held on Tuesday, 24 August 2021, as circulated, to be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chair. 

3.

SUBCOMMITTEE MINUTES pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To receive for information the following Minutes of the Licensing and Regulatory Subcommittees: 

 

29 September 2021 

28 October 2021

 

Additional documents:

4.

DISCLOSURE OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS

Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required to disclose any personal interest (which includes any disclosable pecuniary interest) they may have in any of the items included on the agenda for the meeting in accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council on 4 July 2012, and are reminded that if they have any personal interests of a prejudicial nature (as defined under paragraph 17 of the Code Conduct) they must not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must leave the room. NB Any member needing clarification must contact Legal Services, on 01670 623324. Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this agenda letter.

5.

REPORTS OF THE HEAD OF HOUSING AND PUBLIC PROTECTION

5a

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To update Members with the responses received in relation to the recent taxi consultation in respect of areas associated with the licensing of hackney carriages, and/or private hire vehicles and drivers.

Additional documents:

5b

Hackney Carriage Tariff pdf icon PDF 101 KB

To update Members on consultation responses on whether there should be changes to the current hackney carriage tariff.

Additional documents:

5c

Tax Conditionality for Taxi and Scrap Metal Licence pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To update Members about new requirements from 4 April 2022 for licensing authorities to complete a tax check when renewing licences to: 

 

· drive taxis or private hire vehicles 

· operate private hire vehicle businesses 

· deal in scrap metal 

 

6.

NEXT MEETING

The next meeting of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee will be on Wednesday 27 April 2022.

7.

URGENT BUSINESS