Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Thursday, 22nd June, 2023 11.00 am

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1RS

Contact: Democratic Services Team 


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Chair's Introduction pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Announcement on procedural matters.

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The Chair opened the meeting, introduced members of the Sub Committee panel and the officers in attendance.


The Chair then outlined the procedures for the hearing.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 66 KB

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No declarations of interest were made by members at the meeting.


Review of a current Hackney Carriage Private Hire Driver Licence

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Senior Licensing Officer, Sharon Degiorgio outlined the content of the report as set out in the agenda. 


·        The applicant and his representative was given the opportunity to make a statement and responded to the questions raised. 


·        The Members of the Licensing Sub-Committee retired to discuss the application accompanied by the Council’s legal representative and the administrator for the meeting.


·        The Officer and applicant made their closing statements.


·        The hearing was reconvened and the Chair read out the Sub-Committee’s decision.


RESOLVED – That the application to renew of the hackney carriage and private hire dual driver licence be refused and the licence be revoked for the reasons set out in the decision notice.