Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee – Taxis and other matters (non-statutory) - Thursday, 5th October, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Hybrid - Neuadd Cyngor Ceredigion, Penmorfa, Aberaeron / remotely via video conference

Contact: Dana Jones 

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The Chair welcomed all to the meeting.


Councillor Wyn Evans and Caryl Roberts apologised for their inability to attend the meeting.


Personal and Prejudicial Interests




Confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 16 March 2023 and consider any matters arising from the Minutes pdf icon PDF 64 KB


It was RESOLVED to confirm as a true record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on the 16 March 2023.


Matters arsing



General Update pdf icon PDF 1 MB


Consideration was given to the General Update report on Taxis and other matters (Non-Statutory). The report had been presented in order to advise Members of activity undertaken by the Licensing Section since the last Committee meeting and also advise on current work being undertaken.

         Welsh Government White Paper - Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle (PHV)(Wales) Bill

         Consultation – Statutory licensing scheme for all visitor accommodation providers in Wales.

         National Licensing Week 2023 12-16 June 2023

Government “Tell Us Once” – to include licences and permits.


Following questions from the floor, it was AGREED

(i) to note the report for information; and

(ii) that the National Licensing Week 2023 12-16 June 2023

Government “Tell Us Once” – to include licences and permits was welcomed to reduce bureaucracy in the system.


It was also suggested by Members that the service should consider conducting their businesses inspections collectively, if required by any business in the County. It was reported that this had been done in a few inspections, and further consideration be given to this in the future.