Commons Questions » National Taxi Association

Tweet John Cryer (Leyton and Wanstead, Labour) What steps he is taking to improve passenger safety in taxis and private hire vehicles. Robert Goodwill (Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport); Scarborough and Whitby, Conservative) The Government’s principal role in relation to taxis and private hire vehicles is to ensure that the legislative framework and the guidance to licensing authorities are fit for purpose. Our best practice guidance for licensing authorities stresses the importance of adequate safety checks and enforcement to ensure that these services are safe. John Cryer (Leyton and Wanstead, Labour) But the Government are also planning to allow taxi operators to subcontract calls to other taxi operators without consent. What implications will that have for safety, especially for women? Robert Goodwill (Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department fo...

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