1) Whether it is a mandatory condition of hackney carriage or private hire licenses issued by your authority for taxis to have CCTV with video and audio recording capability
2) Whether it is allowed under either hackney carriage or private hire licenses issued for drivers to install CCTV with video and audio recording capability at their own choosing
3) If permitted please provide any written guidance produced by your local authority on the handling of image and sound files
Please see our response below
This Authority does not have a mandatory condition requiring hackney carriage/private hire licenses to install CCTV.
If drivers wish to install such systems they may do so .
We have no written guidance in place regarding the handling of images and files.