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Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: Supply Resolution for the Northern Ireland Estimates Further Vote on Account 2020-2021 (26 May 2020)

Conor Murphy: ...Minister and deputy First Minister stepped in to try to arbitrate and find a way through that. That is how it ended up in that Department. I will try to conclude as quickly as I can. The issue of taxis was raised in the general sense with regard to the freight industry and haulage. Again, I want to say that I have had no proposition or costed case put to me at all. Executive colleagues...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: COVID-19 Response (26 May 2020)

Cathal Boylan: I thank the Minister for her statement. I welcome the measures. However, she did indicate that the taxi industry may lose out on driving licensing in some cases. Will the Minister commit to looking at other ways of licensing, such as discounting the cost of renewals, which is over £100, given the heavy burden that taxi drivers are under at the minute?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Coronavirus (22 May 2020)

Rachel Maclean: ...rules should be interpreted. It also includes information about cleaning practices. In addition, we have been in contact with industry bodies to support interpretation of the guidance for the taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) sector. We are aware of the issues being faced by the taxi sector and are working with industry to understand the particular pressures they are facing. The...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: COVID-19: Update on the Financial Position (19 May 2020)

Conor Murphy: No specific proposition has been put to me in relation to taxi drivers. I am not aware of any being put forward in an Executive context. I know that there was some suggestion that taxi drivers might meet the criteria for some of the self-employed schemes, but I am not certain how that has played out because that sector does not fall under my departmental remit. I occasionally hear remarks...

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Covid-19 Death and Infection Rate: Air Quality (19 May 2020)

Lilian Greenwood: ...Davies) said, we now know that there is a strong correlation between long-term exposure to air pollution and covid-19 deaths, so clean air zones are needed more than ever. However, Nottingham’s taxi drivers tell me they are worried about their ability to invest in new clean electric vehicles as a result of lost income, and other businesses face similar pressures. As we come out of...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Uber (19 May 2020)

Rachel Maclean: Ministers meet regularly with the taxi and private hire vehicle sector to discuss a variety of issues. Details of ministers’ meetings with external organisations are published here: fts-hospitality-travel-and-meetings#2019

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Hospitals: Travel (19 May 2020)

Preet Kaur Gill: ...charge patients for a letter to prove that they fall into the extremely vulnerable category in order for them to claim a refund under the terms of the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme for travel by taxi to their hospital appointments during the covid-19 outbreak.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Greater London (18 May 2020)

Karl McCartney: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what (a) face-to-face and (b) virtual meetings Ministers of his Department have had with representatives of London (i) taxi, (ii) minivan and (iii) private vehicle hire firms or organisations since the 2019 General Election; and what the outcomes of those meetings were.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Coronavirus (18 May 2020)

Ian Mearns: ...of State for Transport, how many workers have died of covid-19 in (a) the rail industry, (b) London Underground, (c) the bus industry outside of London, (d) the maritime industry and (e) the taxi and private vehicle hire sector.

Covid-19: Transport - Statement (14 May 2020)

Lord Dubs: have a 50% chance of not catching something than to be more liable to catching it. The Government’s argument on face masks is weak and unconvincing. Those of us who might be forced to take taxis would be much relieved if the taxis themselves were sanitised between passenger journeys. I do not want to get into a taxi that has been occupied by somebody going to hospital because they...

Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Consider (13 May 2020)

Baroness Vere of Norbiton: With the forbearance of noble Lords, I would therefore like to write in more detail and will also cover matters that I have not been able to consider—for example, the details around taxis and PHVs and how that interacts with local authorities and taxi licensing, and so on. At times like these it is important that legislation is enacted quickly, in this case to protect the health...

Prime Minister: Engagements (13 May 2020)

Edward Davey: ...from the Liberal Democrats and others on protecting jobs by extending the scheme yesterday. Will the Government now do the same for the self-employed? People such as cleaners, childminders, taxi drivers and hairdressers have all seen their incomes devastated and are only now able to apply for help for the past three months, but millions of these families now have no help in the future....

Scottish Parliament: Urgent Question (12 May 2020)

Neil Findlay: ...those from the Nike conference. Will the cabinet secretary therefore tell us how many staff, guests and visitors who attended the Carlton hotel—and how many shop, bar and hospitality workers and taxi drivers across Edinburgh—were contacted, following the Nike conference, as part of the TTI strategy?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Coronavirus (11 May 2020)

Rachel Maclean: The Department is aware of the issues being faced by the taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) sector and are working with the industry to understand the particular pressures they are facing. The Self-employment Income Support Scheme will allow taxi and PHV drivers to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of their trading profits up to a maximum of £2,500 per month for the 3-month period from April...

Business of the House (6 May 2020)

Jamie Stone: I have a particularly harrowing case in my constituency: a young couple who had a taxi business, Leanne and Fraser Gair. They now have no income whatsoever and have fallen through what I might call the floorboards of the safety net. Will the Leader of the House be kind enough to agree with me that it would be helpful if a Minister came to the House to outline to Members like me how we can...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Licensing (6 May 2020)

Florence Eshalomi: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals to introduce national minimum standards for taxi and PHV licensing.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget 2020-21 (5 May 2020)

Sinead McLaughlin: ...division: the division between those who can work at home, who have a well-paid income, and those who cannot. I am thinking of the vulnerable, insecure workers: the cleaners, delivery riders and taxi drivers. Those are the people who we have a special duty of care towards. It is those pupils who leave school without the best grades or qualifications who risk a future in the gig economy in...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: Covid-19 (5 May 2020)

Nichola Mallon: ...put walkers at the top and then have cyclists, riders and drivers. However, we must also recognise that, if we have a really good public transport system, it requires our buses, our trains and our taxi drivers, as I recognise that they too are an important part of it. The challenge, I suppose, is how we use the road space that we have to recognise that it is an integrated transport system,...

Finance Bill (27 Apr 2020)

Stephen Doughty: ...-20 tax returns, and who have no employer to furlough them. What can the Government do to support those in that group, who seem to be falling through the gaps? I have also heard from many in the taxi and private hire industry, which is facing particular structures, who also need support. I urge the Chancellor to listen closely to the trade unions and others who are exposing the issues that...

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