Research and analysis

Taxi and Private Hire Services

The project reviewed the legal framework relating to taxis and private hire vehicles across England and Wales with a view to making it simpler and more modern.

Documents

Taxi and Private Hire Services

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This report contains recommendations on the legal framework relating to taxis and private hire vehicles, together with a draft bill. Under current law, separate statutes regulate taxi and private hire vehicles respectively and different legislation applies in London and Plymouth. This report and draft Bill set out a new single legal framework for the regulation of taxi and private hire services across England and Wales, including London and Plymouth.

Further information on this project is available on the Law Commission website.

Published 23 May 2014