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Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Member nominated to attend the meeting in place of a Member of the Committee.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Representations

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, with each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any matter on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Of the meeting held on 6th March 2023 to be approved and signed.


Cumulative Impact Policy Review - Licensing Act 2003 pdf icon PDF 285 KB

For Committee to:


1.   Note the contents of the report and in particular the review undertaken into the Council’s existing special policy of cumulative impact, approved in July 2020


2.   Approve the undertaking of a 6-week consultation with relevant stakeholders, businesses and members of the public on a proposal to maintain the Council’s Cumulative Impact Policy without amendment, as contained within the Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy, at Appendix 1.


3.   Note that a further report will be presented to this Committee with the consultation feedback included, in order for a final decision to be taken.


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Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Age Policy Review pdf icon PDF 252 KB

For Committee to:


·        Note the contents of the report, and in particular the consultation feedback document at Appendix 1.


·       Recommend to Council that it:


                   i.        Approves an amendment to the existing hackney carriage and private hire vehicle policy, to include that ‘No lower or upper age limit restrictions will apply in respect of ‘all fully electric’ new and replacement hackney carriage and private hire vehicles presented to the Council for licensing’.


                  ii.        Approves an amendment to the existing hackney carriage vehicle age policy, to state ‘The current lower vehicle age limit applicable to all new, replacement and temporary hackney carriage vehicles is 5 years from the date of first registration’.


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Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chair is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.