Decision details

Hackney Carriage Fare Increase

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That the following increases to the maximum permitted fare for which a hackney carriage may charge, be approved:-


1.           Tariff 1 -
£2.60 for the 1st 7/10th mile
£0.22p per 1/10th mile thereafter
Applies at all times other than when Tariff 2 or Tariff 3 applies;


2.           Tariff 2 -
£3.20 for the 1st 6/10th mile
£0.25p per 1/10th mile thereafter
Applies between 23:00 and 07:00 on any day, between 18:00 and 23:59 on Christmas Eve and New Years' Eve, on Boxing Day (where Boxing Day falls on a Saturday), on Sundays and Bank Holidays;

3.           Tariff 3 -
Tariff 3 to remain at 100% surcharge on Tariff 1 - New Years' Day and Xmas Day only;


4.           Extra Charges -
No changes to soiling (max £100) or additional cost for passengers exceeding 4 (50p per passenger).


Publication date: 10/07/2019

Date of decision: 10/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

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