PEOPLE in Hyndburn are being invited to have their say on proposed taxi licence changes in the borough.

The council is reviewing its policy for taxis and private hire vehicles and is asking the taxi trade and people for their views.

The consultation will run until May 31 and the proposed changes to be considered include mandatory CCTV in all taxi’s and private hire vehicles.

Other changes include introducing an age limit on vehicles and allowing vehicles powered by liquid petroleum gas to be licensed, among others.

Licensing manager Wendy Peck said: “We want everyone to have their say about the proposals, whether they currently use taxis or not and we’re particularly interested to know what people think about the introduction of CCTV in taxis.

“This could help ensure that both taxi drivers and their passengers stay safe and help to detect and prevent crime.”