Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee - Friday, 10th June, 2022 9.30 am

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LC.3

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 8 December 2021 (LC.5 - LC.6) and 17 May 2022 (LC.1 – LC.2), previously circulated.

Minutes:

The Decision:

 

That the minutes of the meetings of the Committee held on 8 December 2021 (LC.5 - LC.6) and 17 May 2022 (LC.1 – LC.2), previously circulated, be signed as correct records.

LC.4

Hackney Carriage Table of Fares pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Director of Law and Governance (Monitoring Officer)

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

The Licensing and Procurement Manager presented a report which sought consideration of a proposal to make amendments to Hambleton District Council’s Hackney Carriage Table of Fares.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

The Committee considered whether or not to make a recommendation to Cabinet to made amendments to the Hackney Carriage Table of Fares.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Members were satisfied that an increase to the initial charge was necessary to allow hackney carriage drivers and proprietors to make a reasonable living from their trade but a balance needed to be found to ensure that members of the public were not discouraged from using taxis in Hambleton.

 

The decision:

 

The Committee recommended to Cabinet that the Council’s Table of Fares be varied as follows:

 

Tariff 1 (daytime rates)

£5 for the first mile or part thereof (increased from £3.50)

20p each additional 1/10 mile (unchanged)

 

Tariff 2 (night-time and public holiday rates)

£6 for the first mile or part thereof (effectively increased from £5.25)

30p each additional 1/10 mile (effectively unchanged)

 

Tariff 3 (New Year’s Day)

£7 for the first mile or part thereof (effectively unchanged)

40p each additional 1/10 mile (effectively unchanged)

 

Tariff 4 (Christmas Day)

£10.50 for the first mile or part thereof (effectively unchanged)

60p each additional 1/10 mile (effectively unchanged)

 

 

The Committee recommended that all other charges on the existing Table of Fares remain in place.