Cycling: Licences and Insurance - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:52 pm on 18th March 2019.

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Photo of Lord Storey Lord Storey Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Education) 2:52 pm, 18th March 2019

My Lords, I am sure the Minister is aware that pedicabs—rickshaws on bikes—are licensed as hackney cabs in every part of England and Wales except London, where 1,500 pedicabs go unlicensed with no requirement for insurance, no health and safety checks and no fixed fares. When are the Government going to take action on this matter?