Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee - Thursday, 31st March, 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Virtual

Media

Items
No. Item

20/22

To receive Disclosures of Interest on any matters before the Committee

i)

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

ii)

Other Interests

 

Minutes:

Councillor Kelly declared an ‘other’ interest in any item relating to Glossop Volunteer Bureau (reason: receives a Council grant).

20/23

To approve the Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the meeting held on 15 July 2022 be approved as a correct record.

20/24

Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing Policy review and consultation pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

Consideration was given to an approach to consultation for the review of the Council’s current Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy.  It was reported that the Clean Air Zone and implementation had been incorporated. Discussion took place on charges, CCTV and the local authority not the controller if discretionary.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.              That approval be given to the key areas of the Policy for consultation and the consultation timetable outlined within the report.

2.             That, following the consultation period, the proposed revised Policy (together with a summary of key consultation comments) be considered further by the Committee at its meeting in October 2022, with a view to recommending a revised Policy to Full Council for formal adoption by the Council.

20/25

Review of Gambling Policy pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The purpose of the report was to ensure that the Council complies with its legal

obligations as provided by the Gambling Act 2005, which requires that the

Council must consult and publish a revised Statement of Principles every 3

years.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.     That the legislation changes detailed in 3.5 of the report and revised  Statement of Principles 2022 - 2025 attached at Appendix A to the report be approved.

2.     That the revised Statement of Principles 2022 – 2025 be recommended to Full Council for approval.

 

20/26

Licensing Enforcement Activity pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Minutes:

 

Members received an update in relation to the enforcement activity undertaken within the Licensing Section.  Consideration was given to action taken and difficulty obtaining proof of unlicensed driver activity in New Mills.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.     That staff be thanked for the weekly updates and all their hard work.

2.     That the report be noted.