Report of the Environmental Health Service Manager.
The Committee received a report from the Environmental Health Team Manager which asked Members to consider the responses to the Taxi and Private Hire Policy Consultation and approve the Draft Taxi and Private Hire Policy for adoption at Full Council.
Members raised concerns in regards to wording discrepancies within the policy guidance on offences, specifically, a possession of a weapon. The Committee wished for the wording to match other offences listed in the Policy.
RESOLVED – That:-
(1) The General Licensing Committee note the outcome of the Public Consultation on the proposed amendments to the Taxi and Private Hire Policies and the feelings expressed by respondents to the consultation.
(2) The General Licensing Committee note the subsequent amendments to the Taxi and Private Hire Policies outlined in the report.
(3) The Joint Assistant Director (Environmental Health) be required to make a report to the next full Council meeting to consider a recommendation to adopt the draft policies.