Taxis: Greater Manchester

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 24 April 2023.

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Photo of Chris Green Chris Green Conservative, Bolton West

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what data his Department holds on the number of Taxi and Private Hire Licences (a) refused and (b) revoked by (i) Bolton and (ii) Wigan Council.

Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Department gathers data on the number of private hire vehicle operator licences that have been refused and revoked. This information is published on GOV.UK in the taxis, private hire vehicles and their drivers (TAXI) data set. Information about private hire vehicle operator licences can be found in the TAXI0111 table. Neither Bolton or Wigan Metropolitan Borough Councils refused or revoked a private hire vehicle operator licence between 1 April 2021 and 31 March 2022.

The Department does not gather or hold data on the number of private hire or taxi vehicle licences that have been refused or revoked.

The Department holds data on the number of refusals and revocations of taxi and private hire vehicle driver licences which have been recorded on the National Register for Revocations, Refusals and Suspensions (NR3S):

Refusals recorded on the NR3S database (April 2021-March 2022)

Revocations recorded on the NR3S database (April 2021-March 2022)

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

3

6

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

28

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