Agenda and minutes

Licensing and Regulatory Committee - Tuesday, 27th February, 2024 10.00 am

Venue: The Council Chamber, County Hall, The Rhadyr, Usk, NP15 1GA with remote attendance

Contact: Democratic Services 


No. Item


Declarations of Interest


None received.


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 123 KB


The minutes of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee meeting held on 16th January 2024 were confirmed and signed by the Chair.


Exclusion of the Press and Public. pdf icon PDF 270 KB


We excluded the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business in accordance with Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 12 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Act.


To consider whether the driver is "Fit and Proper" to hold a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Drivers Licence.


The Chairman welcomed the applicant to the meeting and introduced Members of the Committee and the attending Officers and explained the protocol for the meeting.


The applicant confirmed their name and address to the Committee. The applicant confirmed receipt of the report and acknowledged that they would proceed without legal representation.


The key issues and details were read out to the Committee.


The applicant was then given the opportunity to address the Committee, to put forward any relevant explanations. Following this, Members of the Committee put forward questions to the applicant and discussion ensued. The applicant was then given the opportunity to sum up.


Following questioning, officers and the applicant left the meeting to allow the Committee the opportunity to deliberate and discuss the findings.


Upon re-commencement, the Chair advised that the Committee had considered the issues and had resolved that the applicant was not a fit and proper person to hold a Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Driver Licence.


Next Meeting


Tuesday 9th April 2024 at 10.00am.