Agenda and minutes

Licensing Board - Tuesday, 27th July, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent. View directions

Contact: James Clapson 


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies were received from Councillors Huxley and Wright.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To receive any declarations of interest.  Members are advised to consider the advice contained within the Declaration of Interest advice attached to this Agenda.  If a Member declares an interest, they should complete the Declaration of Interest Form 



There were no declarations of interest.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To approve the Minutes of the Licensing Board meeting held on 15.6.21, copy attached.


Councillor Bambridge proposed, Councillor Wing seconded and Members agreed the minutes as a correct record of the Board meeting that was held on 15 June 2021.


Licensing Sub-Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To approve the minutes of the Licensing Sub-Committee meetings held on 9.6.21, 25.6.21 and 6.7.21, copies attached.

Additional documents:


Councillor Potts proposed, Councillor Wing seconded and Members agreed the minutes as correct records of the Licensing Sub Committee meetings that was held on 09 June, 25 June and 6 July 2021.


Exclusion of Public and Press pdf icon PDF 67 KB


It was proposed by Councillor Shrubb, seconded by Councillor M. Saunders and Members agreed:


That the public and press be excluded from the meeting on agenda item 6 as it contains exempt information as defined in Paragraph 7 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).



Licence to Drive Private Hire Vehicles


Ms Jennifer Phillips, Principal Litigation Solicitor made the introductory remarks by advising on the meeting procedure for the discussion of this item.


Mrs Stocker, Senior Licensing Officer, presented the report.


Members asked questions of the Senior Licensing Officer.


The Applicant addressed the Board.


Members asked questions of the Applicant.


Further to debate, the decision of the Licensing Board on the 27 July 2021 was as follows:


Upon the hearing of representations to the Licensing Board further to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976;


Upon the consideration of the application for a New Licence to Drive Private Hire Vehicle One Year licence dated the 24th February 2021;


Upon hearing the report from the Licensing Officer, Jade Malyn and the applicant in person, Mr Nathan Richardson, the decision of the Licensing Board on the 27th July 2021 is that the new application be granted for a probationary period of year subject to a review for its renewal at the end the year.