The Service Director Legal Services will submit a report providing an overview of the results given by the Magistrates Court following the appeal by Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Drivers against decisions made by meetings of General Licensing Regulatory Board Panels held recently.
The Service Director Legal Services submitted a report providing an overview of the results given by the Magistrates Court following the appeal by Private Hire and hackney Carriage Drivers against decision made in relation to the immediate revocation of a Driver’s Licence and against a decision of the General Licensing Regulatory Board.
Two cases had been presented recently and Members noted that on both occasions the Magistrates had found in favour of the Local Authority and decisions made to revoke both licences had been upheld.
(i) That the report be received; and
(ii) That thanks be given to the Solicitors of the Council for their continued hard work in supporting the Licensing function.