Agenda and minutes

Licensing, Environment & Safety Committee
Wednesday, 10th November, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1 - Fred Perry House. View directions

Contact: Carol Hargreaves  (0161 474 3203)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 29 September 2021.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 29 September 2021 were approved as a correct record.

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

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.

 

3.

Urgent Decisions

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

Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

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 on the cards provided.  These are available at the meeting).

Minutes:

No public questions were submitted.

5.

National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals pdf icon PDF 159 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place and Regeneration.

 

The report asks Members to consider the information in the report and associated appendices with a view to approving the recommendations set out in paragraph 5.1, to enable the adoption and utilisation of the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals (commonly referred to as NR3).

 

The Committee is recommended to give approval to the following:

 

i)  adopt and utilise the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals (NR3)

 

(ii) to approve the Council Policy attached at Appendix 1 Hackney Carriage and Private Hire driver Licensing Policy on the use of the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals

 

(iii) to approve the amendments to the Councils Statement of Policy and Guidelines Relating to the Relevance of Convictions Formal/ simple Caution, Complaints and other matters which may impact on the Granting of a Licence attached at Appendix 2

 

(iv) to approve the implementation in respect of the above, to follow immediately upon the sign off of the data processing and data sharing agreement regarding the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals (NR3).

 

 

Officer contact: Sarah Tooth on 0161 474 4176 or email: sarah.tooth@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) which asked Members to consider the information contained in the report and associated appendices with a view to approving the recommendations set out in paragraph 5.1, to enable the adoption and utilisation of the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals (commonly referred to as NR3).

 

RESOLVED – the Committee:

 

(i) approved the adoption and utilisation of the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals (NR3)

 

(ii) approved the Council Policy attached at Appendix 1 Hackney Carriage and Private Hire driver Licensing Policy on the use of the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals

 

(iii) approved the amendments to the Councils Statement of Policy and Guidelines Relating to the Relevance of Convictions Formal/ simple Caution, Complaints and other matters which may impact on the Granting of a Licence attached at Appendix 2

 

(iv) approved the implementation in respect of the above, to follow immediately upon the sign off of the data processing and data sharing agreement regarding the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocations and Refusals (NR3).