Apologies and substitutions.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Mrs Evans and Grimwade.
Declarations of interest.
There were no declarations of interest made at the meeting.
Minutes of the Meeting held on Monday, 13th February, 2006
That the Minutes of the meeting held on 13 February 2006 be received, confirmed as a correct record and signed.
The Chairman took the opportunity to report the recent retirement of Colin Gabell, Trading Standards Manager and on behalf of the Committee expressed his appreciation for his efforts and contributions. The Chairman also undertook to write to Mr Gabell to thank him formally.
Request to Operate a Peugeot 807 Multi Purpose Vehicle with full seating capacity - Additional Report
For future clarification, new Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Vehicle licensing conditions (1(b)(ix) for Private Hire Vehicles and 1(a)(ix) for Hackney Carriage) be agreed as follows: "No seat shall need to be moved or tilted before passengers can enter or exit the vehicle."
Amendment to Private Hire Vehicle Licence Advertising Conditions
1. That the following amendments to the Licensing Conditions be approved: (a) an amendment to Private Hire Vehicle Licence Condition 2.c) to add the words, 'or rear windscreen provided it does not obscure the view to the rear.' (b) an amendment to Private Hire Vehicle Licence conditions 2.f) to add the words, 'and provided that no other advertisement appears on the said windscreen.' 2. That officers with delegated powers to approve advertisements do not approve advertisements of a licentious nature, or containing tobacco, alcohol or nudity.