Review Of Private Hire Operator Policy And Conditions

Closed 26 Sep 2019

Opened 5 Jul 2019


Any person must satisfy this council that they are a fit and proper person to hold a licence.

National guidance issued in April 2018 by the Institute of Licensing on determining the suitability of applicants and licensees in the hackney and private hire trades has led to a review of the councils fit and proper person policy and private hire operator conditions.

Thank you for taking the time to read the consultation document and to respond to the questions. Your answers will help us to firm up the new fit and proper person policy and private hire operator licence conditions.

The full draft policies can be found by scrolling to the bottom of this page in the related section.

You can respond to this consultation by completing the online survey using the link below or by emailing to

What Happens Next

This Consultation has now closed. All comments will be used to draft a final policy which will be considered by Licencing Committee in November 2019.


  • All Areas


  • Anyone from any background


  • Community safety