This consultation has concluded

Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Licensing Policy & Procedures Manual

This consultation closed on 27 April 2023

Consultation Details

This consultation has concluded

You can download and view the Licensing Policy & Procedures Manual which is being consulted on by CLICKING HERE.

The Department for Transport ‘Statutory Taxi & Private Hire standards’ published in July 2020 recommends that all licensing authorities make publicly available a cohesive policy document that brings together all their procedures on taxi & private hire licensing.

The principal purpose of the manual is to consolidate current policies and good practice guidance into a single document that aligns with the national standards and is easier to access so as to facilitate compliance. The aim is to emphasise the importance of the standards in underpinning safeguarding to protect the vulnerable and promote public safety.

A review has been carried out of the Council’s policy documents, conditions and procedures and the Council is consulting on those items that are proposed to change along with the main text of the manual (excluding appendices A-B & I-Q, which reflect already adopted policies & procedures).

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