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Taxi and Private Hire Trade (1)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 27th November 2019.

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Photo of David Kurten David Kurten Brexit Alliance

Does the Mayor agree that the hiring of a taxi happens when a contract has been formed between the passenger and a taxi driver for the procurement of the taxi transport?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

The provision of taxi services in London is regulated by Transport for London. The specifics of when a hiring commences is a factual issue which will depend on the on the details of each case.