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Registered PHVs

Request ID: FOI-1413-2122
Date published: 27 October 2021

You asked

I would like to request information on every private hire vehicle and hackney carriage that has been licensed by your council between 1st of September 2020 and 1st of October 2021. Can you please provide the following information ideally in Excel: licence number, vehicle registration number, make, model, licence start and end date.

We answered

Our Ref:         FOI-1413-2122

Thank you for your request received on 1 October 2021 asking for information about vehicles registered for public hire.

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. You asked:

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information act for the following information:

Motor Vehicles registered for public hire i.e. Taxi/Private Hire/Hackney Carriage that were either issued a new or renewal licence in the period 1st July 2021 to 30th September 2021.

Specifically, I would like to know:

•           Vehicle registration number
•           Manufacturer (Make)
•           Model
•           Licence issue date
•           Licence expiry date

The information you have requested is contained within the attached spreadsheet.

However, please note that taxi and private hire vehicles are licensed on an annual basis and some data in the vehicle records are overwritten to reflect the new licence. Therefore, the information provided in the accompanying attachment is a snapshot of all licensed taxi and private hire vehicles as of 12 July 2021.

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for some reason, please feel free 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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