Agenda and draft minutes

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


There were none.


Declarations of Interest

To receive and note any declarations of interests in respect of any matters included on the agenda for consideration at this meeting.


(The other registrable interests of Councillors of Somerset Council, arising from membership of City, Town or Parish Councils and other Local Authorities will automatically be recorded in the minutes: City, Town & Parish Twin Hatters - Somerset Councillors 2023 )


There were none.


Public question time

The Chair to advise the Committee of any items on which members of the public have requested to speak and advise those members of the public present of the details of the Council’s public participation scheme.


For those members of the public who have submitted any questions or statements, please note, a three minute time limit applies to each speaker and you will be asked to speak before councillors debate the issue.



There were none.


Procedure to be followed when considering Licensing of Hackney Carriage Private Hire Drivers, Vehicles, Operators and related enforcement pdf icon PDF 51 KB


Proposed by Councillor Marcus Kravis and seconded by Councillor Hugh Davis, it was:




To exclude the press and public from the meeting during item 5 on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972) (as amended) of the following description was likely to be disclosed:


Category 1

Information relating to any individual.


Category 2

Information which was likely to reveal the identity of an individual.





Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Vehicle Drivers Licence

To consider the suitability of an applicant to hold a Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Vehicle Drivers licence.


The Sub Committee retired to make their decision. This was given verbally to the applicant and a written Decision Notice was sent to the applicant within 5 working days of the hearing. He was informed that he would have the right to appeal the decision.