Licensing Committee
Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Governance Services  2243836

No. Item


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded)


(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting)



Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.


2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.


3  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-


  RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of those parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information



Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration


(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)



Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.



Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence (If any)


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 3rd December 2019.



(Copy attached)


Matters Arising from the Minutes

To consider any Matter Arising from the minutes.


2019 Review of the City Centre Cumulative Impact Policy Areas pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To consider a report by the Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory which  presents the Annual Review of the City Centre Areas covered by the Cumulative Impact Policy (CIP).



(Report attached)


Additional documents:


Taxi & Private Hire Licensing - Proposed Working Group on Private Hire Operators, Ride Hailing Apps and Cross Border Working pdf icon PDF 363 KB

To consider a report by the Chief Officer, Elections and Regulatory which seeks Members support for the establishment of a Working Group to review private hire operator, ride hailing apps and cross border working.


The report outlines for the terms of reference for a working group, identifying the key issues, options and implications which need to be considered, and the different groups of stakeholders or advisers who can provide input to the working group.



(Report attached)

Additional documents:


Licensing Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To note and approve the contents of the Licensing Committee Work Programme for 2020.



(Report attached)


Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting will take place on Tuesday, 3rd March 2020 at 10.00am in the Civic Hall, Leeds.

Third Party Recording


Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts named on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties– code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.


b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to   misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees. In   particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any   point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.