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Regulatory Functions Board
1 Feb 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
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Agenda

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

A copy of the agenda and reports for this meeting will be available for inspection prior to the meeting at the Customer Service Centre, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley and online at www.renfrewshire.cmis.uk.com/renfrewshire/CouncilandBoards.aspx

For further information, please either email
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.
Chair
Councillor McNaughtan, Convener, presided.
In Attendance
D Campbell, Assistant Managing Solicitor (Licensing); E Currie, Senior Committee Services Officer and N Barr, Administrative Assistant (all Finance & Resources).
Items Of Business
Apologies
Apologies from members.
Councillors Emma Rodden and Alistair Mackay.
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.
There were no declarations of interest intimated prior to the commencement of the meeting.
Report by Director of Finance & Resources.
1
There was submitted a report by the Director of Finance & Resources relative to a consultation published by Richard Lyle MSP in relation to a proposed Member’s Bill concerning the licensing of funfairs.  A copy of the Council’s proposed response was appended to the report.

DECIDED: That the Council’s proposed response to the consultation, as detailed in the appendix to the report, be approved.
EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
The Board may by resolution exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business 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 3 of 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 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.
Submit the undernoted application for variation of a Second Hand Dealer’s Licence.  The applicant has been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

Applicant: The Money Station Limited, 1D Slateford Gait, Edinburgh
Premises: The Money Station Limited, 29 High Street, Paisley
Variation: to vary condition 4 of licence
 
2
There was submitted the undernoted application for variation of a Second Hand Dealer’s Licence.  The applicant had been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

Applicant: The Money Station Limited, 1D Slateford Gait, Edinburgh
Premise: The Money Station Limited, 29 High Street, Paisley
Variation: to vary condition 4 of licence

Mr Mitchell, on behalf of the applicant, was invited into the meeting.  After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener proposed that the application for variation of standard condition 4 of the licence be granted to allow the records to be held electronically subject to paper copies of all records being made available for inspection to the Civic Government Enforcement Officer and Police Scotland on demand.  This was agreed unanimously. 
  
DECIDED: That the application for variation of standard condition 4 of the licence be granted to allow the records to be held electronically subject to paper copies of all records being made available for inspection to the Civic Government Enforcement Officer and Police Scotland on demand.

Submit the undernoted application for variation of a Booking Office Licence.  The applicant has been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

Applicant: TOA Cabs Limited, Johnstone Railway Station, Thornbrae, Johnstone
Booking Office: TOA Cabs Limited, Johnstone Railway Station, Thornbrae, Johnstone
Variation: to vary conditions 10(ii), 10(iii),10(iv) and 19 of licence; and to increase number of private hire vehicles from 55 to 100

 

 

 

 
3

There was submitted the undernoted application for variation of a Booking Office Licence.  The applicant had been asked to appear personally for the first time:-

Applicant: TOA Cabs Limited, Johnstone Railway Station, Thornbrae, Johnstone
Booking Office: TOA Cabs Limited, Johnstone Railway Station, Thornbrae, Johnstone
Variation: to vary conditions 10(ii), 10(iii),10(iv) and 19 of licence; and to increase number of private hire vehicles from 55 to 100

 

 

 

Ms Anderson, on behalf of the applicant, was invited into the meeting.  After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Convener (i) proposed that the application for variation of standard conditions 10(ii), 10(iii), 10(v) and 19 be granted to allow the records to be held electronically subject to paper copies of all records being made available for inspection to the Civic Government Enforcement Officer and Police Scotland on demand; and (ii) that the number of private hire vehicles be increased from 55 to 100. This was agreed unanimously. 

DECIDED: 

(a) That the application for variation of standard conditions 10(ii), 10(iii), 10(v) and 19 be granted to allow the records to be held electronically subject to paper copies of all records being made available for inspection to the Civic Government Enforcement Officer and Police Scotland on demand; and 

(b) That the number of private hire vehicles be increased from 55 to 100.

Submit the undernoted application for the grant of a Taxi Driver’s Licence.  The applicant has been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland who has submitted an objection received outwith the statutory timescale to the application:-

Stewart Forrest, 8E Saunders Court, Barrhead
 
4
There was submitted the undernoted application for the grant of a Taxi Driver’s Licence.  The applicant had been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland who had submitted an objection received outwith the statutory timescale to the application:-

Stewart Forrest, 8E Saunders Court, Barrhead

There was no appearance by or on behalf of Mr Forrest.  Chief Inspector Glass and Sergeant Curran, on behalf of the Chief Constable who had submitted an objection received outwith the statutory timescale to 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.
Submit the undernoted application for the grant of a Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence. The applicant has been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland who has submitted a representation to the application:-

Geoffrey Meiklejohn, 212 Drumchapel Road, Glasgow
 
5
There was submitted the undernoted application for the grant of a Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence. The applicant had been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland who had submitted a representation to the application:-

Geoffrey Meiklejohn, 212 Drumchapel Road, Glasgow

Mr Meiklejohn, the applicant, was invited into the meeting together with Chief Inspector Glass and Sergeant Curran, on behalf of the Chief Constable who had submitted a representation to the application.  After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Board adjourned to allow members to consider this application.  The meeting was reconvened and the Convener proposed that the application be refused.  This was agreed unanimously.

DECIDED: That the application be refused.

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Councillor Alistair Mackay 
Councillor Emma Rodden 
NameReason for Absence
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Visitors

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