Decision details

OD/14/34 Refusal to renew a PHD Licence Officer Decision

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


A current licensed Private Hire Vehicle Driver has applied for the renewal of his licence from 1 December 2014. The medical examination form submitted with his application shows that he had heart problems in 2011 which were not notified to the Council at the time. taxi and Private Hire Drivers are required, under Council policy, to meet the DVLA Group 2 medical standards of fitness to drive; the applicant does not meet this medical standard.


No alternative options were considered.


The chair of the licensing and regulatory committee (Councillor H Clarke) was consulted in the decision making process.

Publication date: 19/11/2014

Date of decision: 31/10/2014

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