12th February 2019
22nd April 2019
The Department of Transport have opened this consultation. They are seeking views on proposed statutory guidance to taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) licensing authorities on how to use their licensing powers to protect children and vulnerable adults.
Click on the links below to read:
- Consultation Document: Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing – protecting users: consultation document
- Draft Statutory Guidance: Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing – protecting users: statutory guidance for licensing authorities (consultation version)
- Impact Assessment: Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing – protecting users: impact assessment
To respond to the Consultation on-line, Click this link: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/taxis-licence/ or
Complete a (click this link) response form and either
Email to: SG-Consultation2019@dft.gov.uk or
Department for Transport
Buses and Taxis Division (Statutory Guidance 2018 Consultation)
Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
The consultation period began on 11 February 2019 and will run until 23:45 on 22 April 2019. Please ensure that your response reaches us before the closing date. If you would like further copies of this consultation document, it can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-guidance-on-taxi-licensing-to-protect-passengers or you can contact Taxis@DfT.GOV.UK if you need alternative formats (Braille, audio CD, etc.).
Notes: When responding, please state whether you are responding as an individual or representing the views of an organisation. If responding on behalf of a larger organisation, please make it clear who the organisation represents and, where applicable, how the views of members were assembled.
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