Tariff adjustments for taxis

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 28th February 2020.

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Photo of Caroline Pidgeon Caroline Pidgeon Liberal Democrat

I have received complaints from the taxi trade about the continued late implementation of the taxi tariff. Why has there been a delay to the implementation of the taxi tariff adjustments? How can you improve this process for future years?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Transport for London (TfL) has worked closely with taxi trade representatives to develop proposed changes to taxi fares and tariffs that strike a balance between the fair remuneration of taxi drivers and the need to ensure taxi fares remain affordable and attractive to passengers.

Proposed changes to taxi fares and tariffs were subject to a public consultation and TfL carefully considered the outcome. TfL is looking to publish the outcome of the consultation before the end of the year.

While fare and tariff changes have historically been implemented in April, there is no obligation for TfL to increase taxi fares or to do so at a certain time of year.