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