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TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
ITEMS OF URGENT BUSINESS
To determine any other items of business which the Chairman decides
should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section
100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.
Members are asked at this stage to declare any interests that they may have in
any of the following items on the agenda. The Code of Conduct for Members
requires that declarations include the nature of the interest and whether it is a
disclosable pecuniary interest.
EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
To pass the following resolution, if necessary:
“That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the
press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of
business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt
information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12A (as
amended) to the Act.”
That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) to the Act.
(WK/230001700) – Application for a Licence to Drive Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Vehicles in North Norfolk
Present: Licence Applicant
The Chairman, Members of the Panel and Officers introduced themselves.
The LA outlined the purpose of the hearing and explained the procedure for the meeting.
The LEO presented their report which related to an application for a ‘Licence to Drive Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Vehicles in North Norfolk’. A Disclosure Barring Service report had subsequently been received in respect of the applicant, which contained details about the applicant which merited further consideration.
Members asked the Applicant about her disclosure and her suitability to be a taxi driver.
The Applicant expressed regret for the event which occurred over 20 years prior resulting in her disclosure and detailed the circumstances around her offence. Regarding her character, the Applicant stated in the years since her conviction, she had worked within the mental health sector. She discussed the veracity of checks these services had undertaken when assessing her suitability.
The Applicant explained her interest in being a taxi driver and why she was suitable for the role.
Having considered relevant written and oral evidence before it, the Sub-Committee deemed that the Applicant was a fit and proper person to hold a taxi licence.
That the licence be GRANTED.