Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
A proposal to increase maximum Hackney Carriage fares by 10p on the flag fall (£3.30 to £3.40) and 3% on the running mile and waiting time be published in accordance with Section 65 for a period of not less than fourteen days to allow for objections to be made.
The setting of fares is a statutory duty placed upon the Council and it is the Council’s responsibility to strike a balance between setting a fare that is acceptable to the customer and to the taxi driver. The Cabinet Member for Housing and Safer Communities has the responsibility for decision making.
All options were outlined in paragraph 5.14 of the report.
Publication date: 27/10/2020
Date of decision: 27/10/2020
Decided at meeting: 27/10/2020 - Cabinet Member for Housing and Safer Communities