Craven District Council is carrying out a consultation regarding the mandatory implementation of CCTV in licensed vehicles.
The implementation of CCTV within Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles was agreed in principle to be made mandatory by Council elected members effective from 1st April 2020.
However the Council is keen to consult members of the public, members of the taxi trade, and other organisations, before taking a final decision on implementation.
The period for any comments to be received will end on 8th December after which a further report will be presented to the Licensing Committee incorporating any amendments that may be suggested as part of the consultation exercise with a view of mandatory CCTV in licensed vehicles been implemented from 1st April 2020.
The consultation may be completed online: Go to Consultation
Alternatively paper copies of the consultation will be available for completion from the offices of Craven District Council at Belle Vue Square.
Feedback on the Consultation must reach this Licensing Authority no later than 8th December.
Also, when responding please state whether you are responding as an individual, representing a business that may be affected or representing the views of an organisation. If responding on behalf of an organisation please make it clear who that organisation represents. If responding as an individual please mention your own interest.
Please note responses may be made public or published in a summary or responses to the consultation unless you state clearly that you wish your response or name to be treated confidentially. Confidential responses will be included in any statistical summary of comments received. If you are replying by email unless you specifically include a request to the contrary in the main text of your submission to us, we will assume your consent overrides any confidentiality disclaimer that is generated by your organisation’s IT system.
All responses should be returned either electronically or by post to:
The Licensing Team
Craven District Council
1 Belle Vue Square