Agenda and minutes

Licensing and Appeals Committee - Tuesday, 14th December, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill

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LA 20/23

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Members in any doubt about such declarations are advised to contact Legal or Democratic Services in advance of the meeting



There were no declarations of interest in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

LA 20/24

Review of Hackney Carriage Fares pdf icon PDF 315 KB

The report invites Members to consider whether any increase in the maximum fare is appropriate.

Additional documents:


The report of the Director for Central Services and Deputy Chief Executive invited Members to consider whether any increase in the maximum Hackney Carriage fares was appropriate.  The current maximum fares were attached at Annex 1.


The Head of Licensing, Community Safety and Customer Service highlighted that the last increase was authorised for 19 May 2017.  During discussion, Members considered the views of Hackney Carriage Drivers, Dual Drivers and Hackney Carriage Proprietors and following careful consideration agreed the maximum Hackney Carriage fares as set out in the appendix to the minutes.




(1)        an increase in Hackney Carriage Fares be considered; and


(2)        an increase in the maximum Hackney Carriage fares, as set out in the appendix to the minutes, be agreed with effect from 3 January 2022 to allow for the statutory public consultation period.


Decisions to be taken under Delegated Powers

LA 20/25

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 4 KB

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.


There were no items considered in private.