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General Data Protection (GDPR)

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Licensing Key Information Licensing Act 2003


The current Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy was approved by Full Council on the 10 April 2018 for the period 2018 – 2023. If you have any queries or questions in respect to the policy, please contact the Licensing team on 01732 876368.

Designated vehicles and Voluntary list of accessible vehicles in accordance with section 167 of the Equalities Act 2010.

designated vehicles list” – where a person can use a Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Vehicle without getting out of a wheelchair (Ramp etc.)

voluntary list” – where a Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Vehicle that are accessible to passengers in wheelchairs, who are able to transfer from their wheelchair into a seat within the vehicle and the wheelchair can be folded down and placed in the vehicle.

Gambling Act 2005

The current Statement of Principles for the Gambling Act 2005 took effect from 15 January 2019 and will run until 31 January 2022.

Sexual Entertainment Venues