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Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy

Proposed increase in taxi fees and charges.

The below document contains proposals to increase fees and charges by 3% from 1 April 2015. Any representation should be made to the licensing section before the end of business on Friday 20 February 2015.

Fees increase advert 2015 -2016.pdf

Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Licensing Policy

On 10 September 2014 the above policy was amended by the Appeals and Regulatory Committee with the changes being implemented from 1 November 2014. 

A copy of the attached document is provided here for you and a hard copy can be obtained on request from the licensing office

view the policy here

If you have any questions or comments regarding the taxi trade in Chesterfield you can contact the licensing department direct on 01246 345230 or email 

Taxi Consultative Group 

The Taxi Consultative Group (TCG) meets 4 times a year to discuss matters of concern, enforcement, licensing policy and procedures etc. with local representatives of the taxi trade about matters affecting taxi licensing or the taxi trade.

The TCG acts as a representative body for the whole hackney carriage and private hire trade, ensuring consultation with all licence holders to enable the Council to make fully informed decisions.

Membership of the TCG consists of 3 elected Borough Councillors, 3 hackney carriage licence holders (drivers or owners) and 3 private hire vehicle licence holders (drivers, owners or operators).

The trade representatives for the year 2014/15 are:

Representing Hackney Carriage Licence Holders 
Chris Brown, Steven (Pip) Atkin & and Mandy Briddon with Steve Bradshaw as reserve.

Representing Private Hire Licence Holders 
James Brookbank, Anne Dickens and Stephen Aldersley with Vicky Naylor as reserve. 

The next meeting of the TCG will take place at the Town Hall at 6.00pm on Wednesday 14 January 2015.  


Customer Service Centre,
85 New Square,
S40 1AH

Tel: 01246 345230
Fax: 01246 345235

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