Issue details

To reject the Cheltenham Taxi Drivers Association's request that, in light of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the licensed trade, the implementation date of the adopted wheelchair accessible (WAV) policy for hackney carriages be reviewed.

A request to the Cabinet Member for Development and Safety from the Cheltenham Taxi Drivers Association to review the implementation date of the adopted wheelchair accessible (WAV) policy for hackney carriages in light of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the licensed trade.

 

The Cabinet Member for Development and Safety decided that the substantive decision taken to implement the WAV policy by December 2021 should remain in force.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/05/2020

Decision due: 21 May 2020 by Cabinet Member Cyber and Safety

Lead member: Councillor Andrew McKinlay, Cabinet Member Cyber and Safety cllr.andrew.mckinlay@cheltenham.gov.uk

Contact: Louis Krog, Licensing & Business Support Team Leader Email: louis.krog@cheltenham.gov.uk Email: louis.krog@cheltenham.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Support for the proposed decision by the Cabinet Member for Development and Safety in respect of the request received from the Cheltenham Taxi Drivers Association, that the original policy position should be maintained.

 

Consultees

Informally with Cabinet members.

 

There is no explicit requirement for further formal consultation, or reconsideration of the original policy decision, since the substantive decisions, which are the subject of the request received, had already been taken in November 2018, following due process.

Decisions