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Issue details

Hackney carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2023 - 2028

This report seeks approval from committee members for consultation to begin on the draft Hackney
Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy at Appendix A.
The draft policy outlines the decision making framework that Tamworth Borough Council will apply when
exercising its responsibilities for licensing hackney carriage and private hire vehicles, drivers and operators.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Substantially / significantly effects 2 or more wards;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2022

Decision due: 21 Mar 2023 by Council

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Voluntary sector, Town Centre, Evening economy & Community Safety

Lead director: Assistant Director - Assets

Contact: Sarah Gear, Senior Licensing Officer Email:

Consultation process

If approved for consultation, all licensed Drivers, Proprietors of vehicles and operators will be consulted on the draft policy.
The policy will also be published on the Tamworth Borough Council website for public consultation.

Agenda items


  • Hackney carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy 2023 - 2027