Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary, Licensing and Appeals Committee - Wednesday, 26th January, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill

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LA 22/1

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 made in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

Decisions taken under Delegated Powers in accordance with Part 3 of the Constitution (Responsibility for Council Functions)

LA 22/2

Objection to Hackney Carriage Fares set on 16 November 2021 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

The report invites Members to consider the objections received to the increase to Hackney Carriage Fares.

Additional documents:


The report of the Director of Central Services and Deputy Chief Executive invited Members to consider the objections received to the increase in the Hackney Carriage Fares.


Following Members agreement on 16 November 2021 to increase Hackney Carriage Fares, the new proposed Fare increase was advertised for 14 days, commencing on 23 December 2021.  During this period, three formal objections to the Fare increase were received as detailed in Annex 2, 3 and 4 to the report. 


To assist Members in their consideration, the Head of Licensing provided a revised table of fares which incorporated the key concerns identified in the objections.


RESOLVED: That the amended Hackney Carriage Fare Table, as circulated at the meeting and attached as an Annex to these Minutes, be approved subject to the statutory 14 day consultation period.

LA 22/3

Matter for Information pdf icon PDF 3 KB

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent due to special circumstances and of which notice has been given to the Chief Executive.


The Head of Licensing, Community Safety and Customer Services reported that on the 21 January 2022 an unlicensed riding school had been fined £5,000 following a prosecution brought by Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council. 

LA 22/4

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.