Agenda and minutes

This meeting will be held remotely, Licensing and Regulatory Committee
Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 9.30 am

Venue: This meeting will be held remotely. The meeting can be viewed live by pasting this link into your browser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsTOAVmymGw&feature=youtu.be

Contact: Carolyn Sinclair  Email: carolyn.sinclair@coventry.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

11.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

12.

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To agree the minutes of the Committee meeting held on 9 June 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the Committee meeting held on 9 June 2020 were agreed as a true record.

13.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider whether to exclude the press and public for the items of private business for the reasons shown in the reports.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the items of business indicated below on the grounds that those items involve the likely disclosure of exempt information, as defined in Schedule 12A of that Act, in particular those paragraphs of Part 1 of the Schedule as indicated:

 

Minute No.

Subject

Relevant paragraphs of Part 1of Schedule 12A

16

Various Trading Standards issues at local shop

 

7

17

Applications for the Grant/Suitability to hold Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Drivers’ Licences

1 & 3

 

14.

Outstanding Issues Report

There are no outstanding issues to report.

Minutes:

There were no outstanding issues.

15.

Any other items of public business which the Chair decides to take as matters of urgency because of the special circumstances involved

Minutes:

There were no other items of public business.

 

16.

Various Trading Standards issues at local shop

Listing Officer: P Bird, Tel: 024 76972230

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, having considered a report of the Director of Street Scene and Regulatory Services:

 

1.  The Council Solicitor be authorised to institute legal proceedings under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013, the Toy Safety Regulations 2011/Consumer Protection Act 1987, the Food Safety Act 1990, the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, the Trade Marks Act 1994 and the Licensing Act 2003 Section 146 – Sale of Alcohol to Children against appropriate persons in respect of the alleged Trading Standards issues at Super Mart, 109 Proffitt Avenue, Coventry.

 

2.  That authority be delegated to the Director of Street Scene and Regulatory Services to authorise legal proceedings for any further offences which may come to light before the case under consideration has been resolved in court.

 

17.

Applications for the Grant/Suitability to hold Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Drivers' Licences

Reports of the Director of Street Scene & Regulatory Service on the following:

(Listing Officer: Mick Coggins – tel: 024 7697 1998)

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, having considered the circumstances set out in the report of the Director of Street Scene and Regulatory Services now submitted:

 

1.  The application for a Hackney Carriage Driver’s Licence by Mr Asrar Ahmed not be granted.

 

(Note: Mr A Ahmed chose not to participate in the remotely held meeting but submitted a written representation in support of his case that was read out at the meeting.)

 

Arising from their discussion, the Committee asked officers to investigate the following:

·  Guidelines around correct loading of wheelchairs

·  Feasibility of using a ‘totting up’ process for offences

18.

Any other items of private business which the Chair decides to take as matters of urgency because of the special circumstances involved