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UPDATED: USING A TAXI ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT COULD SOON BECOME MORE EXPENSIVE


The Isle of Wight Council’s licensing committee are considering increasing the cost of using a Hackney Carriage taxi.

Those jumping into an Isle of Wight taxi could soon be paying 10p more per mile – £1.90 each mile – as well as paying an additional 50p initial cost.

The price increase only applies to Hackney Carriages, not private hire vehicles that are pre-booked.

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It’s the first price increase since 2013.

The committee will consider the plans next week.

(Article updated to reflect amended prices).

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