Department for Transport written question – answered on 12th September 2016.
Sarah Champion Shadow Minister (Home Office)
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to lay guidance on licensing functions under taxi and private hire vehicle legislation before Parliament.
Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)
The Department is currently updating the existing guidance on local authority licensing functions for taxi and private hire vehicles. We will consult on a draft once the Policing and Crime Bill, which provides a new power for statutory guidance, has received Royal Assent.