Decision details

Eastbourne Borough Council Hackney Fare Increase Proposal

Decision Maker: Leader of Eastbourne Borough Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the proposal for Hackney Carriage fare increase proposed by the trade.


The Leader of the Council agrees the proposal to increase the fares, as set out in Table 2 of the report, along with the recommendation to delegate the Lead for Regulatory Services to comply with the statutory process of publishing the proposal.

Reasons for the decision:

A request has been received from the Eastbourne Borough Hackney Trade for an increase in Hackney Carriage fares. The matter is an executive decision for the Leader of the Council.

Alternative options considered:

Alternative options available to the Leader of the Council:


-       The Leader of Eastbourne Borough Council rejects the proposed increased fares, as set out in Table 2.




-        The Leader of the Council asks the Licensing Committee for a recommendation, before taking the decision under executive powers.


Publication date: 08/03/2023

Date of decision: 08/03/2023

Effective from: 15/03/2023

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