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Environmental Consideration for Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Policy

To agree the amendments within the taxi and Private Hire Licensing Policy to allow plug in hybrid to be licensed as a temporary measure as an alternative to ultra low or electric vehicles.

Decision type: Non-key - Low

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/05/2022

Decision due: 27 Jun 2022 by Licensing Committee

Contact: Yvonne O'Donnell, Environmental Health Manager Email: yvonne.odonnell@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This item will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: With the impact of the pandemic and the move from the Europe, there is a lack of available ultra low and electric vehicles, making it difficult for the taxi trade to be able to comply with the environmental consideration of the taxi policy. Therefore to allow on a temporary basis plug in hybrids to be licensed

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