Agenda and minutes

Licensing and Enforcement Sub Committee - Thursday, 6th April, 2023 9.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Blackdown House, Honiton

Contact: Sarah Jenkins  01395 517406; email

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Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 178 KB


The minutes of the previous meeting held on 7 March 2023 were approved.


Declarations of interest

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There were no declarations of interest.


Matters of urgency

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There were no matters of urgency


Confidential/exempt items

To agree any items to be dealt with after the public (including the Press) have been excluded. There is one item which officersrecommendshould be dealtwithin thisway.



There was one item which officers recommended should be dealt with under Part B.


Exclusion of Press and Public


RESOLVED that under Section 100(A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public (including the press) be excluded from the meeting as exempt information, of the description set out on the agenda, is likely to be disclosed and on balance the public interest is in discussing this item in private session (Part B).


Hackney Carriage Driver Suitability

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The purpose of the meeting was to determine whether the driver named in the Officer’s report is a fit and proper person to continue to be licensed as a hackney carriage driver.


The driver was present at the meeting.


The Licensing Officer presented the report.  There were no questions from Members or the driver.


Members were shown body camera footage of the incident.  It was noted that the footage had not been seen by Members prior to the meeting.


The driver addressed the Sub Committee and responded to questions from Members.


The Chair advised the driver that the Sub Committee would retire to make its decision.


The Chair thanked everyone for attending.