Taxi policy consultation

Revised hackney carriage and private hire policy

Consultation 27 March - 9 June 2017

Following representations made in autumn 2016, Newport City Council has revised and is now consulting on the draft revised hackney carrigae and private hire policy.

The policy and any representations will be presented to the Licensing Committee on 1 August 2017 to decide if the policy should be formally adopted.

To discuss the draft policy please contact the licensing team to make an appointment.

To make formal representation about the draft policy you must write to us or email by 9 June 2017.

Consultation 29 July 2016 - 19 September 2016  

The last revision of the taxi licensing policy took place around four years ago and this review of the existing policy is aimed at ensuring continued access to a reliable, safe, modern taxi fleet.

The draft policy will be presented to the council's licensing committee on 4 October 2016 to decide if it should be adopted.

Anyone wishing to make a formal representation about the draft policy must write to the council by 19 September 2016 or email  

Any representation received will be presented to the licensing committee at 10am on 4 October 2016 at the Civic Centre.

All members of the taxi trade are welcome to attend this public meeting to make representation in person. 


Contact Newport City Council and ask for the licensing team.