Is Mandatory CCTV A Realistic Proposal?

On 24th September 2018 the Task & Finish Group on Taxi & Private Hire Vehicle Licensing, as commissioned by the Minister of State for Transport, published its ‘Taxi & Private Hire Vehicle Licensing: Steps Towards A Safer & More Robust System’ report. The report makes 34 recommendations for the improvement of taxi (or hackney carriage)…

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Steps Towards A Safer & Robust System?

In 2017 Minister of State for Transport, Rt. Hon. John Hayes MP, expressed a belief the current taxi and private hire licensing regimes were “unfit for purpose”. Based on that concern, the Minister commissioned a review into the sector. Its remit would be “…to chart a future which ensured public safety for all, a working…

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