Notice of a public meeting of

Licensing and Regulatory Committee



Councillors Mason (Chair), Wells (Vice-Chair), Barker, S Barnes, Galvin, Hook, Hunter, Melly, D Myers, Norman, Orrell, Pearson, Wann, Warters and D'Agorne



Monday, 26 April 2021



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting





1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests


which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 8)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 22 February 2021.




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Thursday 22 April 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.  


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4.          Hackney Carriage Fares Increase Request 

(Pages 9 - 20)


This report asks Members to determine a request from the Hackney Carriage Associations with regards to the maximum fares to be paid in respect of the hire of a City of York licensed hackney carriage vehicles.  This request relates to a variation of the table of fares. 




5.          Update on interpretation of the law - 'Out of town' private hire licences 

(Pages 21 - 26)


This report is for information only. It outlines the City of York Council’s current position in relation to ‘out of town’ private hire operators and drivers, and is brought following the request from Members at the Licensing and Regulatory Committee meeting on 22 February 2021.




6.          Update on Licensed Premises Reopening 

(Pages 27 - 32)


This report is to update Members on the work undertaken by the Council and partner agencies with regards to licensed premises reopening. 




7.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:

Name: Angela Bielby

Contact Details:

·          Telephone – (01904) 552599

·          E-mail –


For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:

·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats

Contact details are set out above.



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