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Regulatory Functions Board
17 Nov 2016 - 10:00 to 14:00
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Agenda

Agenda
Notification
Standard Items
Further Information
This is a meeting which is open to members of the public. 

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democratic-services@renfrewshire.gov.uk or telephone 0141 618 7112.
Members of the Press and Public
Members of the press and public wishing to attend the meeting should report to the customer service centre where they will be met and directed to the meeting.
Present

Councillors B Brown, E Devine, Provost Hall, Councillors Hood, McEwan and McQuade.

Chair

Councillor Hood, Convener, presided.

In Attendance
D Campbell, Assistant Managing Solicitor (Licensing), P Shiach, Committee Services Officer and K Whiteside, Licensing Officer (Paralegal) (all Finance & Resources).
Order of Business
In terms of Standing Order 16, the Convener intimated that he proposed to alter the order of business to facilitate the conduct of the meeting by considering items 6 and 7 of the agenda after item 3 of the agenda.
Sederunt

Councillor McEwan entered the meeting prior to the following item of business.

 

Declaration of Interest

Councillor E Devine and Provost Hall having declared an interest in the following item of business left the meeting and did not take part in any discussion or voting thereon.

Sederunt
Councillor E Devine and Provost Hall re-entered the meeting.
Items Of Business
Apologies
Apologies from members.
Councillors M Brown, M Devine and Mullin.
Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to declare an interest in any item(s) on the agenda and to provide a brief explanation of the nature of the interest.
Councillor E Devine declared a non-financial interest in relation to item 7 of the agenda as he had knowledge of the background of the application and indicated his intention to leave the meeting during consideration of the item and not to take part in any discussion or voting thereon. Provost Hall declared a non-financial interest in relation to item 7 of the agenda as the applicant was known to her and indicated her intention to leave the meeting during consideration of the item and not to take part in any discussion or voting thereon.
EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
The Board may by resolution exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of items 1(a), 1(c), 1(d), 2, 3, 4 and 5 as it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, that if members of the press and public are present, there could be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3of Part I of Schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1973.

The Board resolved that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business as it was likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted that if members of the press and public were present, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part I of schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

Under reference to item 6(b) of the Minute of the meeting of this Board held on 1 September 2016 resume consideration of application (a) for the grant of Landlord Registration and submit applications (b), (c) and (d) for the grant of Landlord Registration.  Applicant (a) has been asked to appear personally for the second time and applicants (b), (c) and (d) have been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland in respect of applications (c) and (d):-

 

(a) Fiona Siddall, Quick Save Supermarket, Box 63, Partida Murtar, Bajo 02/2, Pedreguer, 03750 Spain

(b) James Kyle, Flat 1, 4 Cross Road, Paisley

(c) George Mathieson, 41 Edgam Drive, Glasgow

(d) Christopher Tiffoney, 102 Ardencraig Road, Glasgow
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Under reference to item 6(b) of the Minute of the meeting of this Board held on 1 September 2016 consideration was resumed of application (a) and there were submitted applications (b), (c) and (d) for the grant of Landlord Registration. Applicant (a) had been asked to appear personally for the third time, and applicants (b), (c) and (d) had been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland who had submitted representations in relation to applications (c) and (d):-

 

(a) Fiona Siddall, Quick Save Supermarket, Box 63, Partida Murtar, Bajo 02/2, Pedreguer, 03750, Spain

 

There was no appearance by or on behalf of Mrs Siddall. The Convener proposed that the application be considered in Mrs Siddall’s absence and this was agreed unanimously.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that the application be refused.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That the application be refused.

 

(b) James Kyle, Flat 1, 4 Cross Road, Paisley

 

There was no appearance by or on behalf of Mr Kyle. The Convener proposed that the application be considered in Mr Kyle’s absence and this was agreed unanimously.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that the application be refused.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That the application be refused.

 

(c) George Mathieson, 41 Edgam Drive, Glasgow

 

Mr Walker, representing the applicant was invited into the meeting together with Sergeant Curran and Constable Whitelaw on behalf of the Chief Constable who had submitted a representation in respect of the application.

 

Sergeant Curran advised the Board that the Chief Constable had subsequently withdrawn the representation.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that the application be granted for a period of three years.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That the application be granted for a period of three years.

 

(d) Christopher Tiffoney, 102 Ardencraig Road, Glasgow.

 

There was no appearance by or on behalf of Mr Tiffoney. Sergeant Curran and Constable Whitelaw on behalf of the Chief Constable who had submitted a representation in respect of the application were invited into the meeting.

 

The Convener proposed that consideration of the application be continued and that the applicant be invited to a future meeting of the Board.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That consideration of the application be continued and that the applicant be invited to a future meeting of the Board.

 

Under reference to item 4(a) of the Minute of the meeting of this Board held on 17 August 2016 resume consideration of the undernoted application for renewal of Landlord Registration.  The applicants have been asked to appear personally for the second time:-

 

 Mohammed Younis, 34 Carmichael Place, Glasgow; Mohamed Razaq, 12 May Terrace Glasgow; and Mohamed Ishfaq, 12 May Terrace, Glasgow

 

 

 

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Under reference to item 4(b) of the Minute of the meeting of this Board held on 17 August 2016 consideration was resumed of the undernoted application for renewal of Landlord Registration. The applicants had been asked to appear personally for the second time.

 

(a) Mohammed Younis, 34 Carmichael Place, Glasgow

(b) Mohamed Razaq, 12 May Terrace, Glasgow

(c) Mohamed Ishfaq, 12 May Terrace, Glasgow

 

There was no appearance by or on behalf of the applicant.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board the Convener proposed that consideration of the application be continued and that the applicants be invited to a future meeting of the Board.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That consideration of the application be continued and that the applicants be invited to a future meeting of the Board.

Consider the possible removal of the undernoted Landlords from the Register of Private Landlords.  The landlords have been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland in respect of application (b):-

 

(a) Ian Tennie, 63 Victoria Road, Paisley

(b) Ryan Love, Flat 1/2, 2 Rutland Court, Glasgow

(c) Joy Saunderson and Robert Saunderson, 117 Church Road, Ballymena

(d) Mark McCafferty, 54a Levern Bridge Road, Glasgow and Gordon Cooley and Denise Cooley, 96 Greenwood Road, Clarkston, Glasgow
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The Board considered the possible removal of the undernoted landlords from the Register of Private Landlords. The landlords had been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland who had submitted a representation in respect of application (b): -

 

(a)       Ian Tennie, 63 Victoria Road, Paisley

 

Miss A Tennie and Mr W Carlin representing the applicant were invited into the meeting.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that consideration of the possible removal from the register of Private Landlords be continued and that the landlord be invited to a future meeting of the Board. This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That consideration of the possible removal from the Register of Private Landlords be continued and that the applicant be invited to a future meeting of the Board.

 

(b)       Ryan Love, Flat 1/2, 2 Rutland Court, Glasgow

 

There was no appearance by or on behalf of Mr Love. Sergeant Curran and Constable Whitelaw on behalf of the Chief Constable who had submitted a representation in respect of the application were invited into the meeting.

 

The Convener proposed that consideration of the possible removal from the register of Private Landlords be continued and that the landlord be invited to a future meeting of the Board.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That consideration of the application be continued and that the landlord be invited to a future meeting of the Board.

 

(c)        Joy Saunderson and Robert Saunderson, 117 Church Road, Ballymena

 

There was no appearance by Mr and Mrs Saunderson. Ms McClelland, acting as their agent was invited into the meeting.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Board adjourned to allow members to consider the possible removal of the landlord from the register of Private Landlords.  The meeting was reconvened and the Convener proposed that no action be taken in relation to the possible removal of the Landlords from the Register of Private Landlords. This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED:    That no action be taken in relation to the possible removal of the landlords from the Register of Private Landlords.

 

(d)       Mark McCafferty, 54a Levern Bridge Road, Glasgow and Gordon Cooley and Denise Cooley, 96 Greenwood Road, Clarkston, Glasgow.

 

There was no appearance by Mr McCafferty. Mr and Mrs Cooley were invited into the meeting.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that consideration of this matter be continued for further information from the Private Rented Housing Panel. This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED:    That consideration of this matter be continued for further information from the Private Rented Housing Panel.
The meeting will adjourn after consideration of item 3 and reconvene at 1.30 pm.
The meeting adjourned at 11.50 am and reconvened at 1.30 pm.

Submit the undernoted request for an exemption from assisting wheelchair passengers.  The applicant has been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

 

Michael Skinnider, 43 Raeburn Avenue, Paisley
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There was submitted the undernoted request to be exempt from assisting wheelchair passengers. The applicant had been asked to appear personally for the first time: -

 

Michael Skinnider, 43 Raeburn Avenue, Paisley

 

Mr Skinnider, the applicant, was invited into the meeting.  After consideration of all matters before the Board the Convener proposed that Mr Skinnider’s request for exemption from assisting wheelchair passengers be granted for the duration of his current Taxi Driver’s Licence.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED:    That Mr Skinnider’s request for exemption from assisting wheelchair passengers be granted for the duration of his current Taxi Driver’s Licence.

Submit the undernoted applications for Renewal of Private Hire Car Drivers’ Licences.  The applicants have been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

 

(a) Peter Kerr, 12A Calside Court, Paisley

(b) Edmund Sloan, 85 Braeside Drive, Barrhead
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There were submitted the undernoted applications for the renewal of Private Hire Car Drivers Licences.  The applicants had been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

 

(a) Peter Kerr, 12A Calside Court, Paisley

 

 

Mr Kerr, the applicant was invited into the meeting. Mr Kerr gave undertakings in relation to the renewal of his DVLA licence.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that the application be granted for a period of two years subject to the aforementioned undertakings.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That the application be granted for a period of two years subject to undertakings given in relation to Mr Kerr’s DVLA licence.

 

(b)       Edmund Sloan, 85 Braeside Drive, Barrhead.

 

Mr Sloan, the applicant was invited into the meeting. Mr Sloan gave undertakings in relation to the renewal of his DVLA licence.

 

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that the application be granted for a period of two years subject to the aforementioned undertakings.  This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED: That the application be granted for a period of two years subject to undertakings given in relation to Mr Sloan’s DVLA licence.

Submit the undernoted application for the grant of a Late Hours Catering Licence:-

 

Applicant: Motor Fuel Limited, Building 2, Abbey View, Everard Close, St Albans

Premises: Glasgow Airport Service Station, Whitecart Road, Abbotsinch, Paisley

Authorised Goods: Petrol Filling Station

Operating Hours: 7 days per week - 11.00 pm to 5.00 am
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There was submitted the undernoted application for the grant of a Late Hours Catering Licence: -

 

Applicant: Motor Fuel Limited, Building 2, Abbey View, Everard Close, St Albans

Premises: Glasgow Airport Service Station, Whitecart Road, Abbotsinch, Paisley

Authorised Goods: Petrol Filling Station

Operating Hours: 7 days per week – 11.00pm – 5.00am. 

 

The Convener proposed that the applicant be allowed to be an exception to the Board’s policy on trading hours and that the application be granted for a period of one year. This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED:  That the application be allowed to be an exception to the Board’s policy on trading hours and that the application be granted for a period of one year.

Submit the undernoted applications for Renewal of Street Traders’ Licences:-

 

(a) Applicant: Janice Fanning, 30 Almond Avenue, Deanpark, Renfrew

Authorised Goods: hot and cold food, tea and coffee and ice cream.  The menu will comprise of healthy food only representing an extension of the school meal service

Trading From: Renfrewshire Council area excluding Hawkhead and Lochfield

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday – 7.00 am to 10.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday – 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Licence No.: ST094

 

(b) Applicant: Janice Fanning, 30 Almond Avenue, Deanpark, Renfrew

Authorised Goods: hot and cold food, tea and coffee and ice cream.  The menu will comprise of healthy food only representing an extension of the school meal service

Trading From: Renfrewshire Council area excluding Hawkhead and Lochfield

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday – 7.00 am to 10.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday – 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Licence No.: ST 095

 

(c) Applicant: Janice Fanning, 30 Almond Avenue, Deanpark, Renfrew

Authorised Goods: hot and cold food, tea and coffee and ice cream.  The menu will comprise of healthy food only representing an extension of the school meal service

Trading From: Renfrewshire Council area excluding Hawkhead and Lochfield

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday – 7.00 am to 10.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday – 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Licence No.: ST093
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There were submitted the undernoted applications for the renewal of Street Traders’ Licences: -

 

(a) Applicant: Janice Fanning, 30 Almond Avenue, Deanpark, Renfrew

Authorised Goods: hot and cold food, tea and coffee and ice cream.  The menu will comprise of healthy food only representing an extension of the school meal service

Trading From: Renfrewshire Council area excluding Hawkhead and Lochfield

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday – 7.00 am to 10.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday – 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Licence No.: ST094

 

The Convener proposed that the application be granted for a period of two years and that an exception to the 500 metre policy on the vicinity to schools be made in relation to the application. This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED:  That the application be granted for a period of two years and that an exception to the 500 metre policy on the vicinity to schools be made in relation to the application. 

 

(b) Applicant: Janice Fanning, 30 Almond Avenue, Deanpark, Renfrew

Authorised Goods: hot and cold food, tea and coffee and ice cream.  The menu will comprise of healthy food only representing an extension of the school meal service

Trading From: Renfrewshire Council area excluding Hawkhead and Lochfield

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday – 7.00 am to 10.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday – 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Licence No.: ST 095

 

The Convener proposed that the application be granted for a period of two years and that an exception to the 500 metre policy on the vicinity to schools be made in relation to the application. This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED:  That the application be granted for a period of two years and that an exception to the 500 metre policy on the vicinity to schools be made in relation to the application. 

 

(c) Applicant: Janice Fanning, 30 Almond Avenue, Deanpark, Renfrew

Authorised Goods: hot and cold food, tea and coffee and ice cream.  The menu will comprise of healthy food only representing an extension of the school meal service

Trading From: Renfrewshire Council area excluding Hawkhead and Lochfield

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday – 7.00 am to 10.00 pm and Saturday and Sunday – 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Licence No.: ST093

 

The Convener proposed that the application be granted for a period of two years and that an exception to the 500 metre policy on the vicinity to schools be made in relation to the application. This was agreed unanimously.

 

DECIDED:  That the application be granted for a period of two years and that an exception to the 500 metre policy on the vicinity to schools be made in relation to the application. 

Additional Meeting Documents

Attendance

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NameReason for Absence
Councillor Will Mylet 

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