Agenda and minutes

General Licensing Sub Committee - Thursday, 27th April, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 1, The Arc, Clowne

Contact: Hannah Douthwaite 

No. Item


Apologies For Absence


There were no apologies for absence.



Urgent Items of Business

To note any urgent items of business which the Chairman has consented to being considered under the provisions of Section 100(B) 4(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


There were no urgent items of business to consider.



Declarations of Interest

Members should declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and Non Statutory Interest as defined by the Members’ Code of Conduct in respect of:


a)  any business on the agenda

b)  any urgent additional items to be considered

c)  any matters arising out of those items

and if appropriate, withdraw from the meeting at the relevant time.


There were no declarations of interest made.


Exclusion of the Public

To move:-


“That the public be excluded from the meeting during the discussion of the following items of business to avoid the disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1, Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006)”.


Moved by Councillor Ray Heffer and seconded by Councillor Andrew Joesbury.

RESOLVED that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the 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 the stated Paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and it is not in the public interest for that to be revealed.



To consider whether to grant an exception from complying with the requirements of the Taxi Licensing Policy: Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle (CCTV Supplement)


The applicant attended the meeting for Committee to consider their request for an exemption from complying with the requirements of having CCTV installed within their vehicles.


The Licensing and Enforcement Officer presented the report.


The Hearing Procedure was followed.


The applicant and the Licensing and Enforcement Officer left the meeting whilst Committee deliberated and returned for the announcement of the decision.


Moved Councillor Mary Dooley and seconded by Councillor Ray Heffer

RESOLVED that the applicant be granted an exception to the mandatory requirement for CCTV (in all vehicles that hold a plate exemption)



(Licensing and Enforcement Officer)