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Regulatory Functions Board
7 Aug 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
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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 http://renfrewshire.cmis.uk.com/renfrewshire/CouncilandBoards.aspx

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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.
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.
Provost Cameron and Councillors Lisa-Marie Hughes, Cathy McEwan and Emma Rodden.
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.
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 item 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.
Consider the immediate suspension and possible suspension or revocation of the undernoted Private Hire Car Drivers’ Licences.  The licence holders have been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland:-

(a) George Clark, Flat 1/2, 6 Banton Place, Glasgow

(b) Nebert Tumwesigye, 35 Capelrig Street, Thornliebank, Glasgow
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The Board considered the possible suspension or revocation of the undernoted Private Hire Car Drivers’ Licences.  The licence holders had been asked to appear personally for the first time together with Police Scotland:-

(a) George Clarke, Flat 1/2 6 Banton Place, Glasgow  P0219

Mr Clarke, the licence holder, was invited into the meeting together with Sergeant Hay, on behalf of the Chief Constable.  

Mr Clarke requested that consideration of this matter be continued to allow his solicitor to attend the meeting and represent him.  The meeting adjourned to allow members to consider Mr Clarke’s request.  The meeting was reconvened and the Convener proposed that the hearing into the possible suspension or revocation of Mr Clarke’s Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence be not continued and that the hearing proceed at this meeting.  This was agreed unanimously.

Mr Clarke then advised that he would be taking no further part in the meeting and left.

The Convener proposed that the hearing into the possible suspension or revocation of Mr Clarke’s Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence proceed in his absence.  This was agreed unanimously.

After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Board adjourned to allow members to consider this matter.  The meeting was reconvened and the Convener proposed that Mr Clarke’s Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence be suspended for the unexpired portion of the duration of the licence with immediate effect.  This was agreed unanimously.

DECIDED: That Mr Clarke’s Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence be suspended for the unexpired portion of the duration of his licence with immediate effect.


(b) Nebert Tumwesigye, 35 Capelrig Street, Thornliebank, Glasgow  P3277

Mr Tumwesigye, the licence holder, was invited into the meeting together with Sergeant Hay, on behalf of the Chief Constable.  After consideration of all matters before the Board, the Board adjourned to allow members to consider this matter.  The meeting was reconvened and the Convener proposed that Mr Tumwesigye’s Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence be suspended for the unexpired portion of the duration of the licence with immediate effect.  This was agreed unanimously.

DECIDED: That Mr Tumwesigye’s Private Hire Car Driver’s Licence be suspended for the unexpired portion of the duration of his licence with immediate effect.

Attendance

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Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
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Visitors

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