FOI request detail

Legal challenges to the mayor's Taxi & Private action plan

Request ID: FOI-0789-1718
Date published: 27 July 2017

You asked

I would be obliged if you could inform me,as of 30/06/17 the total legal expenditure incurred by TFL from legal challenges to the mayor's Taxi & Private action plan

We answered

TfL Ref: FOI-0789-1718


Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 30 June 2017 asking for information about expenditure.


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


We have not received any legal challenges in relation to the Taxi & Private Hire Action Plan itself. However, we have an ongoing legal challenge in relation to matters covered by the Action Plan. TfL’s total legal expenditure on this up to 30 June 2017 is £222,001.


The figure given is inclusive of VAT and covers all external costs billed to date.


If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for some reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.


Yours sincerely


Lee Hill

Senior FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

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