Transport Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 5:45 pm on 9th November 2000.

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Photo of Lord Whitty Lord Whitty Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions 5:45 pm, 9th November 2000

My Lords, the Secretary of State will be able to impose the DDA taxi requirements on minicabs operating under such contracts. He can designate that any cabs operating under an exclusive contract from a station operator have to meet the same accessibility requirements as licensed taxis.