Agenda and draft minutes

Regulation and Review Committee (Panel) - Thursday, 16th January, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: 0.09 Civic Meeting Room - Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, NE27 0BY

Contact: Emma Fagan, 0191 643 5313  Email:

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To Receive any Declarations of Interest and Notification of any Dispensations Granted

You are invited to declare any registerable and/or non-registerable interests in matters appearing on the agenda, and the nature of that interest.


You are also invited to disclose any dispensation in relation to any registerable and/or non-registerable interests that have been granted to you in respect of any matters appearing on the agenda.


Please complete the Declarations of Interests card available at the meeting and return it to the Democratic Services Officer before leaving the meeting.


There were no declarations of interest or dispensations reported.


Exclusion Resolution

The Committee will be requested to pass the following resolution:


Resolved that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) and having applied a public interest test as defined in Part 2 of Schedule 12A of the Act, the press and 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 Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.


Resolved that the exclusion resolution be passed.


Combined Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver's Licence Appeal - Mr F


The Committee received a report which outlined the background to an appeal by Mr F against the decision of the Authority to refuse his application for a Combined Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver’s licence on the grounds that the Licensing Authority was not satisfied he was a fit and proper person to hold a licence.


Mr F attended the meeting.


The meeting was adjourned to seek clarification on information brought along to the meeting by Mr Ford.


Resolved that consideration on Mr F’s appeal be deferred.