Licensing (Miscellaneous) Sub-Committee – 20 August 2015
Chairman: Councillor K Vickers
Venue: Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
2. Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Personal or Personal and Prejudicial Interests, and significant contact with Applicants, Objectors or Third Parties (Lobbying), if any.
3. Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 Town Police Clauses Act 1847 – Appeal against the issue of penalty points on a Hackney Carriage/ Private Hire Vehicle Drivers Licence – Mr Mohammed Misbah Uddin.
4. Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.
PRESENT: – Councillor K Vickers in the chair.
Councillors Clark, Glover, Grant and Perry.
The sub-committee met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.
1259 DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS, PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH APPLICANTS, OBJECTORS OR THIRD PARTIES (LOBBYING) – The following members declared personal interests –
|Member||Nature of Interest|
|Councillor Grant||Knew appellant’s representative|
|Councillor Perry||Recognised appellant|
1260 (18) LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976 – TOWN POLICE CLAUSES ACT 1847 – APPEAL AGAINST THE ISSUE OF PENALTY POINTS ON A HACKNEY CARRIAGE/PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLE DRIVERS LICENCE – MR MOHAMMED MISBAH UDDIN The Director of Places submitted a report advising members of an appeal against the imposition of penalty points on a Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Vehicle Drivers Licence to be determined by the sub-committee.
The report contained background information on the process for determining such appeals, the information to be taken into account and the circumstances in which the sub-committee could uphold or dismiss the appeal.
The options available to the sub-committee when considering the appeal were:
- To uphold the appeal.
- To dismiss the appeal.
The procedure for dealing with such appeals at meetings of the sub-committee had previously been circulated to members.
Mr Uddin attended the meeting along with his representative Mr Fleming and a friend, who made submissions and gave an account of the events that had led to the imposition of penalty points and why, in this instance, the penalty points should be removed from the licence.
The sub-committee then adjourned for deliberation. When it reconvened the sub-committee –
Resolved – That the appeal against the endorsement of four penalty points on Mr Uddin’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire drivers licence be upheld.