Agenda

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Online access

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To receive any declarations of interest.

3.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To note the Part I Minutes of the meeting held on 10 February 2020.

4.

MINUTES OF THE LICENSING AND PUBLIC SPACE PROTECTION ORDER SUB COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To note the minutes of the last Licensing and Public Space Protection Order Sub Committee held on 9 March 2020.

5.

ADOPTING STATUTORY TAXI & PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLE STANDARDS pdf icon PDF 264 KB

The Licensing Panel to consider the report and:

 

i)          Agrees that the current RBWM Hackney Carriage Driver and Vehicle Policy & Conditions, the RBWM Private Hire Driver and Vehicle Policy & Condtions and the RBWM Private Hire Operator Policy & Conditions (“RBWM policies”) be amended to meet the new Statutory Taxi & Private Hire Vehicle Standards, as set out in this report.

 

ii)        Agrees that a consultation with the trade should be carried out before the proposed changes to the RBWM policies are formally adopted.

 

iii)       Agrees that, once that consultation process has been completed, the final decision on implementing the changes is delegated to the Head of Communities, in consultation with the Licensing Panel Chair and the Lead Member for Public Protection, unless the consultation process provides results which would best be considered by the full Licensing Panel.

 

iv)       Approves minor amendments to RBWM policies to reflect changes in personnel and job titles in Licensing.

 

6.

DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS

The date of the next Licensing Panel is 2 February 2021.