Decision details

Decision details

Policy on Hackney Carriage Quantity Control – Unmet Demand Survey

Decision Maker: General Purposes Licensing Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider the report of the “Unmet Demand” survey that was carried out between 7 September 2015 and 20 December 2015


Noted that:

-       the unmet need survey could be brought forward if required

-       feedback from the hospitals and observations from outlying areas such as Headington should be included in this.


Council resolved:


1.            To note that there is currently no unmet demand for the services of Hackney Carriage Vehicles and

2.            therefore to maintain the Council’s Policy of Hackney Carriage Quantity Control and the current quota of 107 Hackney Carriage Vehicle licences; and

3.            that a further “Unmet Demand” survey be commissioned in 2018, subject to any future changes to relevant legislation.


Publication date: 12/08/2016

Date of decision: 25/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 25/07/2016 - Council

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