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Apologies for Absence
There were no apologies for absence, Councillor A Farrell arrived at 6.05pm
The minutes of the meeting held on 21 July 2022 were approved as a true record.
(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)
Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.
When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest. Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation.
There were no Declarations of Interest.
To answer questions from members of the public pursuant to Executive Procedure Rule No. 13
There were no Questions for Cabinet.
(Report of the Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee)
The Vice-Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee, Councillor D Maycock, attended Cabinet to present the Chair’s Report on the recommendations of the Committee made at scrutiny on 12th July 2022 in respect of the update it received on Housing Strategy.
The Vice-Chair presented the following recommendations to Cabinet from the Health & Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee:
The Chair thanked Councillor Maycock for attending the meeting
Following consideration by Cabinet, Cabinet RESOLVED that
(Moved by Councillor J Oates and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)
(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Voluntary sector, Town Centre, Evening economy & Community Safety)
The Report of the Portfolio Holder for the Voluntary Sector, Evening economy, Town centre and Community Safety to consider an application from Tamworth Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Association foran increase in the prescribed HackneyCarriage farerate.
1. Cabinet considered the request received from the Tamworth Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Association in relation to the increase to the current Hackney Carriage fare rates, (attached at Appendix 3)
2. Cabinet approved the issuing of Notice of the intentionto increase hackneycarriage fares by advertising in local press for a consultation period of 14 days.
3. Cabinet approved that if no objections are received, the Assistant Director Growth & Regeneration be authorised to bring thenew fare structure into force on a day deemed suitable to re-calibrate taximeters.
4. In the event of objections being received Cabinet delegated authority to the Assistant Director Growth and Regeneration and the Chair of the Licensing Committee to consider any objections.
(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)