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Hackney Carriage Table of Fares, Isle of Wight Council

Notice ID: IOW2350862

Notice effective from
4th March 2022 to 3rd April 2022

VARIATION TO ISLE OF WIGHT COUNCIL
HACKNEY CARRIAGE TABLE OF FARES

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions)
Act 1976 Section 65
Following a request from the taxi trade, the Isle of Wight Council's Licensing Committee determined on 28 February 2022 to vary the existing Hackney Carriage Table of Fares.
The proposed amendments to the existing Table of Fares are:
- Increase all Flag drops by 50p
- Increase the cost per mile of tariff 1 from £2 to £2.40
- Increase the cost per mile of tariff 2 from £2.40 to £3.60
- Increase the cost per mile of tariff 3 from £3.20 to £4.80
- Increase the cost per mile of tariff 4 from £4 to £6
- Increase the waiting time on tariff 1 from 40p to 60p (= to Vt mile increment)
- Increase the waiting time on tariff 2 from 40p to 90p (= to 1A mile increment)
- Increase the waiting time on tariff 3 from 80p to £1.20 (= to V* mile increment)
- Increase the waiting time on tariff 4 from 80p to £1.50 (= to Vt mile increment)
- Increase the amount drivers can charge for soiling a vehicle from £70 to £100
- Increase the costs of carrying an animal from 50p to £1 (all assistance animals are exempt of this charge).
- Sunday added to Tariff 2, charged at the same rates as public and bank holidays

The above legislation requires the Isle of Wight Council to advertise any variations made to the Table of Fares. If any objections are received that relate to the proposed amendments, then the council will consider them and determine whether to proceed or amend and/or delete the proposed change.
Anyone wishing to object to this variation must submit them in writing to the Licensing Section, County Hall, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1UD or by email to 

licensing@iow.gov.uk

by 16:00 hours on Friday 25 March 2022.
A copy of the notice, together with a copy of the table of fares as amended, can be viewed online at 

www.iow.gov.uk/taxifare

 and shall also be available (by appointment only) at the above council office for inspection free of charge until the 16:00 on Friday 25 March 2022.
If no objection to a table of fares or variation is duly made within the period specified above, or if all objections so made are withdrawn, the table of fares or variation shall come into operation on the 1st May 2022 or the date of withdrawal of the objection or, if more than one, of the last objection, whichever date is the later.

Attachments

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Isle of Wight Council

County Hall , High Street , Newport , Isle of Wight , PO30 1UD

http://www.iwight.com 01983 821 000

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