Brentwood Borough Council

Brentwood Borough Council

Quick Links

Skip Navigation | Home page | Site map | Search | Help | Complaints procedure | Disclaimer | Feedback | Access key details
Brentwood Borough Council

FOI 13580

Taxi & Private Hire Numbers

Request

Can you provide me with the following information as I am unable to find it on your website?

How many Private Hire Operators, Private Hire Drivers, Private Hire Vehicles, Taxi Drivers & Taxi Vehicles were licensed in 2009/10 to 2015/16? And how many are currently licensed?


I basically wish to get comparable information for your borough to the information provided by Transport for London on this webpage -
https://tfl.gov.uk/info-for/taxis-and-private-hire/licensing/licensing-information

The following figures cover the week ending Sunday 2 October 2016:

Private hire driver licences - 112,508: an increase of 545 on previous week, 547 licences are new.
Private hire vehicle licences - 83,330: an increase of 228 on previous week, 623 licences are new.
Private hire operator licences - 2,645: a decrease of 3 on the previous week.
Taxi driver licences - 24,682, a decrease of 4 on the previous week, 15 licences are new. Of those taxi drivers,
21,361hold All London licences, and 3,321 hold Suburban licences.
Taxi vehicle licences - 21,458: an increase of 61 on previous week, 72 are new.


Taxis
PHV


Vehicles
Drivers
Operators
Drivers
Vehicles



All London
Suburban
Total




2009-10
22445
21,334
3,580
24,914
2,882
59,191
49,355

2010-11
22,558
21,499
3,571
25,070
3,111
61,200
50,663

2011-12
23,099
21,690
3,646
25,336
3,164
64,063
53,960

2012-13
22,168
21,733
3,727
25,460
3,159
66,975
49,854

2013-14
22,810
21,876
3,662
25,538
3,038
65,656
52,811

2014-15
22,500
21,724
3,508
25,232
3,006
78,690
62,724

2015-16
21,759
21,500
3,370
24,870
2,814
101,434
78,139

Response


PHO (PRIVATE HIRE OPERATOR) PHV (PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLE) CLD (COMBINED HACKNEY CARRIAGE AND PRIVATE HIRE DRIVER LICENCE) HCV (HACKNEY CARRIAGE VEHICLE)
2009/10 4 43 367 305
2010/11 2 55 365 282
2011/12 1 40 365 338
2012/13 4 52 373 348
2013/14 9 56 240 348
2014/15 4 57 165 341
2015/16 4 56 253 350