Restricted licence holders in decline in Northern Ireland


New figures from Northern Ireland’s Department of the Environment (DOE) suggest there are still many operators who should hold restricted operating licences there but do not, after changes to the operator licensing scheme back in 2012. Despite the requirement from July that year for own-account operators to get a restricted licence, there were just 3,813 restricted operator licences or permits in place at the end of December 2014 – down from 4,724 at the end of March 2013 and still […]