Report of the Interim Director of Consumer Protection & Market Operations.
The Committee considered a report of the Interim Director of Consumer Protection and Market Operations which sought the approval to increase the Schedule of Charges in respect of the services provided at the Heathrow Animal Reception Centre for the financial year of 2019/20. A general inflationary increase to the fees of 2.5% was proposed and a split fee for dogs, cats and ferrets travelling under the pet Travel Scheme.
The Interim Director of Consumer Protection and Market Operations explained that the proposed fee increase was in accordance with inflation. It was added that with regards to the proposed charge of £15 per consignment for all shipments that terminate at Heathrow, this be amended to £20.
RESOLVED -That the Committee:
· approve the charges included in the appendix to the report with effect from 1 April 2019, or as soon as practicable thereafter; and
· approve the proposed Byelaws contained in the Appendix to this report and recommend to the Court of the Common Council that the Byelaws be made, and that the Comptroller and the City Solicitor be instructed to seal the Byelaws accordingly.