Taxi Trade Consultative Group
What does the Taxi Trade Consultative Group do?
The Taxi Trade Consultative Group is a forum for discussing issues affecting the hackney carriage and private hire trades in the Borough.
The Group has recently discussed improvements to the taxi rank at Shenfield Station, the Best Practice Guidance issued by the Government, driver training and the presence of Uber in the borough.
Who sits on the Consultative Group?
The Chair and Vice-Chair of the Licensing/Appeals Committee and the Opposition Spokesperson on the Committee represent Councillors. Hackney carriage and private hire proprietors, operators and drivers are represented by nominated individuals from the local trade.
The representatives for 2017/18 are:
- Steve Smith
- Graham Dinning
- David Hayter
- Paul Dartford
- Andrew Gladen
- Kevin Boyle
- Andrew Earl
- Hamish Innes
- James Schofield
- Lee Hooper
- Tony Underwood
The members for 2018/19 will be confirmed after the next TTCG meeting.
Companies with more than five vehicles are also entitled to representation on the Consultative Group in their own right.
Officers from the Council's Licensing Section also attend the meetings.
Next Taxi Trade Consultative Group meeting 11th July 2018
The date for the next Taxi Trade Consultative Group meeting is July 18, the agenda will be published here before the meeting, if you have items you wish to discuss please email email@example.com.
Past agendas and minutes