Agenda and minutes

Licensing, Environment & Safety Committee
Wednesday, 24th March, 2021 6.00 pm

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No. Item


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To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2020.

Additional documents:


The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 25 November 2020 were approved as a correct record.



Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public interest to exclude the public during the consideration of agenda item 6 that is marked "not for publication" by virtue of the paragraph 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), as it contains ‘information relating to an individual’.


RESOLVED – That the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 6 to prevent the disclosure of information relating to an individual as defined in paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the disclosure of which would not be in the public interest, would not be fair to the applicants and would breach their data protection principles.



Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.



Councillors and Officers were invited to declare any interest that they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.


No declarations of interest were made.



Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.


No urgent decisions were reported.


Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair and members of the Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice. (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meeting at


No public questions were submitted.


Case No. P1751

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.


The report details the previous convictions of a new applicant for a Private Hire Driver’s Licence.


The Committee is requested to consider whether the applicant is a fit and proper person to hold a Private Hire driver’s licence.


Officer contact: Ian O’Donnell on 0161 474 4175 or email:


A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Committee to consider whether the applicant was a fit and proper person to hold a hire car driver’s licence in view of the applicant’s previous convictions.


The Committee interviewed the driver, in relation to these matters.


RESOLVED – That the application be granted.