Agenda and minutes

Licensing & Regulation Committee - Tuesday, 15th December, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: This meeting will be held virtually and a live audio stream can be listened to via

Contact: Nancy Graham, Senior Democratic Services Officer  Tel: 01962 848 235 Email:


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Apologies and Deputy Members


Apologies for the meeting were noted as above.  Councillor McLean was also absent.


Disclosures of Interests

To receive any disclosure of interests from Members and Officers in matters to be discussed.


Note:  Councillors are reminded of their obligations to declare disclosable pecuniary interests, personal and/or prejudicial interests in accordance with legislation and the Council’s Code of Conduct.


If you require advice, please contact the appropriate Democratic Services Officer, prior to the meeting.



There were no disclosures of interests made.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 15 September 2020




That the minutes of the previous meeting held 15 September 2020 were agreed as a correct record.



Public Participation

To receive and note questions asked and statements made from members of the public on issues relating to the responsibility of this Committee.



There were no statements made or questions asked.



Review of Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Conditions of Licence (LR536) pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Additional documents:


The Licensing Officer introduced the report and drew the Committee’s attention to the changes proposed as a result of the adoption of the revised Policy, as set out in paragraph 12.1 of the report.


The Licensing Manager and Officer responded to Members’ questions.




1.            That the amended Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Driver’s Conditions at Appendix 1, the amended Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Vehicle Conditions at Appendix 2 and the amended Private Hire Operator’s Licence Conditions at Appendix 3, be agreed and approved for consultation with the taxi and private hire trade.

2.            Where comments are received following consultation, that these are considered by Members at a future Licensing and Regulation Committee meeting. If no comments are received following consultation, that Members delegate to the Service Lead for Public Protection authority to implement the amended set of Conditions and to make any further amendments in keeping with the Policy.


Minutes of the Licensing Sub Committee held on 21 September 2020 pdf icon PDF 213 KB





That the minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee held on 21 September 2020 be received and noted.


Registering to speak at this meeting:

The information below relates to the majority of meetings of the council but please note that different rules do apply for registering to speak at meetings of Full Council, Licensing Sub Committees, Planning Committees, Open Forums, and the Standards Hearing and Human Resources Sub Committees and the Appointments Panel. Further information can be obtained using the contact details above.

Members of the public may speak at this meeting, provided they have registered to speak three working days in advance. Please contact Democratic Services via or (01962) 848 264 to register to speak and for further details - which can also be found on the individual meeting agenda front sheets.


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