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FOI 13338

Taxi LIcensing

Request

I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act from the Council.I would like to know:

i.
The number of applications received from October 2015 to October 2016 for a hackney carriage?
driver license.

ii.
The number of applications received from October 2015 to October 2016 for a private hire driver
license.

iii.
The number of new hackney carriage driver licenses issued from October 2015 to October 2016.


iv.
The number of new private hire driver licenses issued from October 2015 to October 2016.

v.
The number of enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) carried out on hackney carriage driver license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016.

vi.
The number of enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) carried out on private hire driver license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016.

vi.
The number of hackney carriage driver license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016 refused a license after enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)


viii.
The number of private hire driver license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016 refused a license after enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)


ix.
The number of hackney carriage driver licenses revoked due to a criminal conviction from October 2015 to October 2016

x.
The number of private hire driver licenses revoked due to a criminal conviction from October 2015 to October 2016

xi.
The number of public complaints received regarding private hire and hackney carriage driver
licensees from October 2015 to October 2016

Response

The number of applications received from October 2015 to October 2016 for a hackney carriage driver licence?
292 we only offer a dual Hackney Carriage and Private Hire driver licence so our drivers can drive both.

ii. The number of applications received from October 2015 to October 2016 for a private hire driver licence?
See above

iii. The number of new hackney carriage licenses issued from October 2015 to October 2016.
The number of new Combined Hackney Carriage and Private Hire driver licences is 23

iv. The number of new private hire vehicle licenses issued from October 2015 to October 2016.
See above

v. The number of enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) carried out on hackney carriage
driver license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016.
Total DBS for dual licence 238

vi. The number of enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) carried out on private hire driver license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016.
See above

vii. The number of hackney carriage driver license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016 refused a license after enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
None
viii. The number of private hire driver license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016 refused a license after enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
None
ix. The number of hackney carriage driver licenses revoked due to a criminal conviction from October 2015 to October 2016
None
The number of private hire driver licenses revoked due to a criminal conviction from October 2015 to October 2016
None


xi. The number of public complaints received regarding private hire and hackney carriage driver licensees from October 2015 to October 2016
16