Below is the independent report re:
Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing...
Recommendations for a safer and more robust system
This report is said to set out the Task and Finish Group's recommendations on taxi and private hire vehicle licensing.
Click on this link below to download the report:
This report presents the views and recommendations of the Task and Finish Group’s Chair on taxi and private hire vehicle licensing.
TAXI LEAKS EXTRA BIT :
This weeks Staristics from TfL :
Taxi and Private Hire
Information about the number and type of licence issued will be updated regularly. The following figures cover the week ending Sunday 23 September 2018:
Taxi driver licences - 23,493: a decrease of 8 on the previous week, 13 licences are new. Of those taxi drivers, 20,559 hold All London licences, and 2,934 hold Suburban licences.
Taxi vehicle licences - 20,519: a decrease of 11 on the previous week, 28 licences are new.
Private hire driver licences - 109,042: a decrease of 150 on the previous week, 101 licences are new.
Private hire vehicle licences - 87,576: an increase of 91 on the previous week, 480 licences are new.
Private hire operator licences - 2,315: an increase of 2 on the previous week, 6 licences are new.
Knowledge of London
The number of candidates studying the Knowledge of London is currently;
1,349 at Stage 3 (down 4 from last week).
410 at Stage 4 (down 5 from last week).
281 at Stage 5 (down 3 from last week).
In addition, as of August 2018, there were 4,252 candidates that had not yet reached Stage 3 (this figure may include inactive candidates).