Meeting documents

Licensing Committee
Monday, 20th April, 2015 10.00 am

Licensing Minutes

Tuesday, 21st October, 2014
Civic Centre, Civic Suite, Committee Room

Attendance Details

Part I
306 Apologies and substitutions.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Borton, Day, Habermel, Robertson, Stafford, Van Looy (no substitutes) and Holland (substitute: Cllr Folkard).
307 Declarations of interest.
Councillor Ayling - Agenda Item 3 - Review of Methodology for Calculating Hackney Carriage/Private Hire Fare Increases - Non-pecuniary interest - used to be a taxi driver in the borough.
308 Review of Methodology for Calculating Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Fare Increases

1. That the proposed methodology for calculating Hackney Carriage/Private Hire fare increases be approved.

2. That the initial proposals for the Hackney Carriage/Private Hire fare increases be considered by the Licensing Committee.

Attendance Details

Councillor McMahon (Chairman)
Councillors Mulroney (Vice-chairman), Ayling, Burling, Butler, Byford, Kenyon and Robinson
In attendance:
Mr P Tremayne, Mr C Robinson and Mr R Harris.


308The Committee considered a report of the Corporate Director for Place which sought Members approval for a new method of calculating any Hackney Carriage/Private Hire fare increases.

Two representatives of the SLTDA attended the meeting to provide a brief overview of the new methodology for calculating fare increases. The Committee asked a number of questions which were responded to by the SLTDA representatives.

The Committee noted that the Council's legal department would consider any legal implications that might arise from the new methodology in respect of competition law.


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