FOI request detail

Taxi Driver Anxiety

Request ID: FOI-2731-1920
Date published: 03 January 2020

You asked

How many taxi drivers licenses in the month of November 2019 have been refused to renew by TfL because the driver has previously sourced help for anxiety?

We answered

Our Ref:         FOI-2731-1920

Thank you for your request received on 7 December 2019 asking for information about the refusal of taxi licences.

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 hold some of the information you require.

We are unable to answer your first question relating to a tweet ( We are not able to identify the licence holder in this tweet. Were we able to identify them this information would be in accordance with our obligations under Data Protection legislation as required by section 40(2) of the FOI Act.

I can confirm that in November 2019, we did not refuse to renew any licences because the driver had previously sourced help for anxiety.

If this is not the information you are looking for 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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