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Decisions published

22/06/2022 - Lewes District Council Hackney Fare Increase Proposal - Post consultation ref: 870    Recommendations Approved

To consider the objection received concerning the Hackney Carriage fare increase.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member for communities and customers

Decision published: 22/06/2022

Effective from: 28/06/2022


The Lead Cabinet member agrees the proposal to increase the fares rounded up to the nearest whole number, as set out in Table 2 of the report, along with the recommendation to delegate the Lead for Regulatory Services to determine an effective date of implementation and notify the trade of the fare increase changes.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jo Dunk

13/06/2022 - The Council Tax Rebate Scheme and the Council Tax Discretionary Rebate Scheme ref: 869    Recommendations Approved

To consider the proposed Council Tax Rebate and Council Tax Rebate Discretionary schemes.

Decision Maker: Leader of Lewes District Council

Decision published: 13/06/2022

Effective from: 13/06/2022


(1)  The Leader approves the Council Tax Rebate and Council Tax Rebate Discretionary Scheme as set out in Appendices 1 and 2 to the report


(2)  The Leader grants the Director of Service Delivery delegated authority to implement and, if necessary, amend the Scheme, such delegated authority to include any measures necessary for or incidental to its management and administration


In accordance with section 17 of the Council’s Policy and Performance Advisory Committee Procedure Rules, the call-in procedure shall not apply to this decision given its urgency. A decision is urgent if, in the view of the decision maker, any delay likely to be caused by the call-in process would, for example, seriously prejudice the Council’s or the public’s interests.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bill McCafferty