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Decision details

Update on Taxi Licensing Policy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: This report will provide Members with details of existing licensing policy and offer Members the opportunity to make changes.


Members will be asked to determine whether to make changes to the taxi licensing policy.


The item formerly referred to as ‘Taxi Licensing Policy, including legality of ‘Out of town’ licenses’ will now be considered by the Executive as two separate items on Thursday 26 September 2019. This item was first published on 8 July 2019.


- 16, Update on Taxi Licensing Policy, Executive, Thursday 26 September 2019


- 17, Interpretation of the law – ‘Out of town’ licences, Executive, Thursday 26 September 2019



Resolved:  That Option 1 be approved and the amendments to the Taxi Licensing Policy be adopted.


Reason:     To allow the council to align policies in relation to training and suitability with the West Yorkshire authorities, which will help ensure that people across the six authority areas are transported safely and protected from harm to standards applied consistently across the area.

Report author: Matthew Boxall

Publication date: 27/09/2019

Date of decision: 26/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/09/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 01/10/2019

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