Agenda item

Request to Increase the age limit for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Councillor J Thomas having Declared his Interest in this item together with Item 12 on the agenda left the Meeting for the consideration of these items.

 

Jo Baber then led the Committee in detail through the ‘Request to increase the age limit for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles’ report.

 

Questions were then raised on the report by the Committee with an amendment being proposed to the recommendation.

 

The amendment proposed that:

 

Members increase the age limit for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles as follows:

 

(a)    Vehicles which seat up to Four Passengers from the current Four Year age limit to Six years old

(b)    Vehicles which seat Six to Eight Passengers from the current Four year age limit to Eight years old

(c)    Vehicles which provide Wheelchair access from the current Four year age limit to Ten years old

 

Debate then ensued on the amendment proposed with suggestions being made by the Committee regarding the age limits and by agreement with the proposer of the amendment it was

 

Resolved that:

 

(a)    Vehicles which seat up to Four Passengers from the current Four Year age limit to Six years old

(b)    Vehicles which seat Six to Eight Passengers from the current Four year age limit to Six years old          

(c)    Vehicles which provide Wheelchair access from the current Four year age limit to Eight years old          

 

Supporting documents:

 

a to z of services
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P q R S T U V W x Y z