1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
2. TO APPOINT THE VICE CHAIR
Members to appoint a Vice Chair for the 2014/15 Municipal Year.
3. TERMS OF REFERENCE
To note the Terms of Reference for the General Purposes Committee approved by Annual Council on 10 June 2014.
Terms of Reference attached. (Pages 1 - 2)
4. MINUTES - 17 DECEMBER 2013
To approve as a correct record the Part I Minutes of the meeting of the General Purposes Committee held on 17 December 2013.
Minutes attached. (Pages 3 - 5)
5. PROCEDURE NOTE
To note the procedure to be followed at the meeting.
Procedure note attached. (Page 6)
6. REVIEW OF POLICY ON LIMITING HACKNEY CARRIAGE VEHICLE NUMBERS
To receive a presentation and a report by CTS Traffic and Transportation in relation to unmet demand for Hackney Carriage and rank provision.
Report: pages 7 - 10
Appendix A: pages 11 - 97
7. ADOPTION OF POLICY AND CONDITIONS FOR HACKNEY CARRIAGE AND PRIVATE HIRE LICENSING
That Members consider the adoption of a revised policy and conditions for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire licensing.
Report: pages 98 - 102
Appendix A1: pages 103 - 116
Appendix A2: pages 117 - 165
Appendix A3: pages 166 - 187
Appendix A4: pages 188 - 194
Appendix B: pages 195 - 205
Appendix C: pages 206 - 208
Appendix Di: pages 209 - 213
Appendix Dii: pages 214 - 215
8. URGENT PART I BUSINESS
To consider any business accepted by the Chair as urgent.
9. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
To consider the following Motion -
That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in paragraphs 1-7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.
10. URGENT PART II BUSINESS
To consider any Part II business accepted by the Chair as urgent.