FOI request detail

PCO & Drug convictions

Request ID: FOI-0287-2324
Date published: 26 May 2023

You asked

when is the earliest date from conviction (possession of class A + B) that an applicant can apply for a PCO license? The Class A+B convictions are from the same day but separate convictions. Or are all cases looked at individually? Y

We answered

Our Ref:         FOI-0287-2324

Thank you for your request received on 1 May 2023 asking for information about private hire licence applications.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.

This information is available in the Taxi Private Hire Driver Policy available on our website (section 3.5.9):

Under section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, we are not obliged to provide you with information which is reasonably accessible by other means.

Each application is considered on its own merits and we would need to consider the specific circumstances of the conviction.
If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely

Gemma Jacob
Senior FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

[email protected]

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