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Response to Cycle Courier Proposal to Permit Access to Footstreet Area

Purpose of Report: To present an initial response to a proposal submitted by the Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain (IWGB) York Group to create a courier pedal cycle permit scheme to enable cycle couriers to gain access to and through the footstreet area.

The Executive Member is asked to note the areas which need to be considered in the assessment of the proposal and to confirm how a review of the proposal should be progressed.

It has not been possible to give 28 clear days’ notice of the intention to make this decision due to the need to acknowledge receipt and present an initial response to a proposal submitted by the Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain (IWGB) York Group on 12 January for urgent consideration during national lockdown.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/01/2021

Decision due: 09/02/21 by Executive Member for Transport
Reason: It has not been possible to give 28 clear days’ notice of the intention to make this decision. Please open this item for further details

Lead member: Executive Member for Transport

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Helene Vergereau, Traffic and Highway Development Manager Email: helene.vergereau@york.gov.uk Email: helene.vergereau@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Initial consultation to be undertaken with the cycle courier group who authored the proposal to ensure the proposal is fully understood prior to review. Subject to approval further consultation will be undertaken during the detailed review stage including with: city centre business representatives, including food/hospitality venues who make use of cycle courier services, groups representing communities of identifies which might be affected by the proposal (e.g. age, carers of older or disabled people, disability, pregnancy/maternity), Ward Councillors etc.

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