Taxi

15 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - LGA Advice

Just before the Easter weekend the Local Government Association (LGA), published a useful note providing a summary of issues councils’ licensing teams and others have raised with the LGA and outlines how these could be managed based on a set...

28 Feb 2020

Uber Appeal

On Thursday the Chief Magistrate of England and Wales, Emma Arbuthnot, ruled in favour of the Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association (LTDA) admitting them as an ‘interested party’ in Uber’s Appeal against TFL’s decision t...

26 Nov 2019

Uber's London Licence Refused

On Monday it was announced that Transport for London (TFL) had resolved not to grant Uber London Ltd (Uber) a new private hire operator’s licence (licence).This follows an earlier decision by TFL to refuse Uber a licence in 2017.  Thi...

01 Aug 2019

Milton Keynes - Taxi Enforcement Operations

Milton Keynes have recently given a number of timely reminders to Private Hire Drivers regarding plying for trade and the Equality Act 2010.Following the completion of criminal prosecutions Milton Keynes advertised the scale of potential penalti...

22 Feb 2019

Sheffield Crown Court rule on issue of succeeds in claim for public interest immunity in taxi licensing case

As recently reported on the local government lawyer website, the Recorder of Sheffield (sitting with two Justices of the Peace) has allowed Rotherham MBC to exercise public interest immunity in a taxi appeal.Public interest immunity  (PII) ...

12 Feb 2019

Taxis - Licensing: Protecting Users Consultation

The Department of Transport has just launched a consultation on proposed recommendations to taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) licensing authorities on how their licensing powers can be exercised in order to better safeguard children and vulnerab...