Keith Prince: My constituent’s granddaughter has cystic fibrosis and needs regular hospital appointments inside the ULEZ to which her parents drive her in their non-compliant vehicle. Is it right that they do not receive an exemption?
Keith Prince: How much does it cost the Metropolitan Police to train a special constable?
Keith Prince: Since the announcement of the restructured taxi delicensing scheme, how many newly licensed ZEC taxis are (1) Fleet owned (2) owner driver?
Keith Prince: TfL’s Head of Compliance, Anand Nandha, is carrying out a review of his Compliance Teams. How will you ensure that this review is open and transparent, and can you confirm that it will be made available online?
Keith Prince: What is the composition of owner drivers who are applying for the new Taxi Delicensing scheme, what are the ages of those drivers and what is the vehicle emission Euro standard of those vehicles?
Keith Prince: How will the Taxi Delicensing scheme affect the overall composition of the Taxi fleet?
Keith Prince: Is the Mayor aware that the Taxi Supply and Demand Research carried out by TfL has taken so long to publish that it is now out of date?
Keith Prince: The Head of Compliance has also said that he may have to reduce the number of Officers which are already short of the 250 promised in the Mayor’s Taxi & PH Plan. Can you give assurances that the number of Compliance Officers will not drop and that Taxi & PH Enforcement will not go back to being ‘woefully inadequate’?
Keith Prince: Has TfL taken into consideration how the new Taxi Delicensing scheme will affect the Rental Market for Taxi Drivers and whether there will now be a shortage of Taxis to Rent?
Keith Prince: Why has the Mayor not commissioned an independent Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA) of his proposal to reduce the taxi age limit (and the effects on the Taxi Trade and Market)?
Keith Prince: Why are there no current accredited Euro 6 retrofit systems available for Heavy Goods Vehicles, Light Goods, Mini buses, diesel vehicles etc in the ULEZ?
Keith Prince: In view of the importance of children’s play space in the London Plan, are you aware of Redbridge Council’s plans to build temporary accommodation using converted containers on two of the Hainault Estate’s children’s play areas, and the impact this could have on the protection of play space in London?
Keith Prince: Thank you, Mr Mayor. That is very helpful indeed. Just to confirm, you will do all you can to defend children’s play areas in London?
Keith Prince: Yes? Lovely. OK, thank you very much.
Keith Prince: With regard to the Taxi Delicensing Scheme, over what period can Drivers apply?
Keith Prince: With regard to the Taxi Delicensing Scheme, how long does it take to process an Application?
Keith Prince: Will the Mayor introduce an NVQ or City & Guilds type qualification to improve safeguarding and disability awareness in the Taxi and PH Trades?
Keith Prince: As very few PHV’s have partitions in their Cars, will the Mayor introduce mandatory CCTV in PHV’s to help improve the safeguarding of vulnerable passengers?
Keith Prince: What is the ratio and numbers of fleet/owner drivers applying for the new Taxi Delicensing scheme?
Keith Prince: Will TFL inform taxi drivers considering the Taxi Delicensing scheme of availability or when each tiered payment level has been reached?