Agenda and minutes

Licensing Board - Tuesday, 22nd November, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent

Contact: Charles Hungwe 

Link: This meeting will be live streamed


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies were received from Councillor Dennis.


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 57 KB

To approve the Minutes of the Licensing Board meeting held on 04/10/2022, copy attached.


Councillor Scobie proposed, Councillor Saunders seconded and members agreed that the minutes of the Licensing Board held on 4 October 2022 be signed as a correct record.



Exclusion of Public and Press pdf icon PDF 77 KB


Councillor Shrubb proposed, Councillor Wing seconded and Members agreed:


‘That the public and press be excluded from the meeting for agenda item 5 as it contains exempt information as defined in Paragraph 7 of part 1 of Schedule 12A of the local government act 1972 (as amended).’



Licence to Drive Private Hire Vehicles


Mrs French, Licensing Officer, presented the person of interest, Mr Krastev.


The Licensee made no opening statement.


Members asked questions towards The Licensee and Mrs French, the Licensing Officer.


During the questioning, The Licensee was assisted by their colleague, who acted as their translator.


After the questioning, the Chair called upon The Licensee, their translator and the Licensing officers to clear the chambers whilst the Members of the Board began deliberation.


Following the debate, Members of the Board agreed the following:


“Upon undertaking a review Licence to Drive private hire vehicle of The Licensee further to the provisions of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976;


The decision of the licensing board on the 22nd November is as follows;


That the license of The Licensee be suspended until he successfully passes an intense remedial driving course that covers motorway, dual carriageway and night time driving.”