Issue details

OD/15/35 Refusing to renew a Private Hire Vehicle Driver's Licence

A current licensed Private Hire Vehicle Driver has applied for the renewal of his licence from 1 December 2015. The medical examination form submitted with his application shows that he had heart problems in 2015 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.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/12/2015

Decision due: 15 Dec 2015 by Officer Decision

Consultation process

The Chair of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee (Councillor R Fern) was consulted in the decision making process.