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Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

We are delighted to announce that after several months of communication with Medway Council, ALL Medway licensed taxi and private hire drivers are now included in the Additional Restriction
Grant 2 scheme.
The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) is a discretionary payment to support businesses
that have been affected by the national and local restrictions put in place to manage

The closing dates for all applications is the 31st of March 2021.

The grants available will range from £175 to £7000 depending on each individuals fixed
costs and loss of income.
Please click the here to apply

The grant payments cover the periods:
November 2020
December 2020
January 2021

All applicants will have to show evidence of their ongoing fixed costs and loss of income.

Making an application.
Make sure you have the following paperwork/documents ready before you apply.

Bank statements :

November 2019

December 2019

January 2020

November 2020

December 2020

January 2021

Remember to highlight any costs/payments related to your business on your bank statements

Accounts :

2019/2020 accounts showing Nov,Dec and Jan turnover (profit and loss)

November 2020, December 2020, January 2021 accounts

Evidence of fixed costs :

A statement of circuit rent paid to an operator

Car insurance

Road tax

Vehicle finance/maintenence/hire agreement or rent/MOT etc

Licensing fees/DBS fee

Mobile phone bill


Include any other evidence of your fixed cost that you have to pay out in order to operate

There is also the option to upload a text document to explain in more detail your personal circumstances

Documents can be uploaded from a file on your device, there is the option to photograph (make sure your images are clear) your paperwork instead during the application if using a smart phone or tablet.

Click here to apply

Below is a screenshot guide the MLTDA have put together of each page of the Medway Councils online ARG application procees.

Please take the time to study this before applying.

If any driver has difficulty in applying please contact Helen or Nigel from the MLTDA team.

We have a limited number of spaces to offer help and assistance on an appointment only basis (following social distancing guidelines) so do not delay in getting in touch if you need help to apply.


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