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Freedom of information request response - 06635

FOI request

FOI ID number
06635
Regarding
Taxi Drivers
Request

Please could you tell me:

How many people currently hold a private hire drivers’ licence?

How many people currently hold a hackney carriage driver’s licence?

Of the people who currently hold a private hire driver’s licence, how many have declared criminal convictions?

Please list the convictions, and how many convictions each licence holder has. I understand this will be anonymous as per data protection guidelines.

For example:

Licence holder 1: assault x 1, burglary x 4

Licence holder 2: theft x 2, arson x1

And so forth.

Of the people who currently hold a hackney carriage drivers’ licence, how many have declared criminal convictions?

Please list the convictions, and how many convictions each licence holder has. I understand this will be anonymous as per data protection guidelines.

Our response

Response

How many people currently hold a private hire drivers’ licence? 52

How many people currently hold a hackney carriage driver’s licence? 90

Of the people who currently hold a private hire driver’s licence, how many have declared criminal convictions? 3

Please list the convictions, and how many convictions each licence holder has. I understand this will be anonymous as per data protection guidelines.

  • PH Licence holder 1 Assault x 1
  • PH Licence holder 2 False entry on record sheet x 1
  • PH Licence holder 3 Arson x 1 / Assault x 1 / Failing to surrender to custody x 1 / Disorderly behaviour x 1

 Of the people who currently hold a hackney carriage drivers’ licence, how many have declared criminal convictions? 6

Please list the convictions, and how many convictions each licence holder has. I understand this will be anonymous as per data protection guidelines.

  • HC Licence holder 1 Theft x 1 / ABH x 1
  • HC Licence holder 2 Assault x 1 / Destroy property x 1 / Battery x 1
  • HC Licence holder 3 ABH x 1
  • HC Licence holder 4 Possessing firearm/ammunition without certificate x 1
  • HC Licence holder 5 Theft x 1
  • HC Licence holder 6 Failure to report/stop after accident x 1

 

Response date
22 January 2020