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Taxis: Regulation

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 901483, tabled on 24 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of local authorities in regulating taxi and private hire vehicles.

Answered on

30 October 2017

Local authorities must ensure appropriate standards to support safe and quality services for passengers. However, as part of exercising this duty, any licencing decisions should support open, competitive and functioning markets.

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