Statistics relating to Hackney Carriages and Private Hire Drivers

David James made this Freedom of Information request to Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

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Dear Rhondda Cynon Taff Council,

Under the Freedom of information Act could I please request information on the following

1. In the last 18 months how many complaints have there been from members of the general public (excluding drivers licenced by RCT Council) have there been about taxis from outside of RCt working in RCT

2. In the last 18 months how many RCT Licensed drivers have been prosecuted for illegally plying for hire in RCT

3. In the last 18 months how many drivers licenced by councils other than RCT have been prosecuted for illegally plying for hire in RCT

4. In the last 18 months how many complaints about conduct have there been about RCT licenced drivers whilst working in RCT

5. In the last 18 months how many complaints about conduct have there been about RCT licenced drivers whilst working outside RCT

6. Finally could you provide me with the number of RCT Council school runs that start and finish outside of RCT Council Boundaries that are undertaken by RCT Licensed Operators

I look forward to your responses

Yours faithfully,

David James

Freedomofinformation, Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

Dear Mr James,

Thank you for your request for information.

Your request will be processed in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (or Environmental Information Regulations 2004, if it
relates to environmental information).

You should ordinarily expect to receive a response to your request no
later than 20 working days following the date of submission to the
Council. We will contact you should this not be the case.

Yours sincerely

Carfan Llywodraethu Corfforaethol / Corporate Governance Team
ar ran Cyfarwyddwr Gwasanaethau Cyfreithiol a Llywodraethol / for Director
of Legal & Democratic Services

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Freedomofinformation, Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

Dear Mr James

We refer to your Freedom of Information Request in respect of Hackney
Carriages and Private Hire Drivers outside the RCT Borough.

The Authority's response is set out below:

1. In the last 18 months how many complaints have there been from members
of the general public (excluding drivers licenced by RCT Council) have
there been about taxis from outside of RCT working in RCT

ZERO

2. In the last 18 months how many RCT Licensed drivers have been
prosecuted for illegally plying for hire in RCT

ZERO

3. In the last 18 months how many drivers licenced by councils other than
RCT have been prosecuted for illegally plying for hire in RCT

ZERO

4. In the last 18 months how many complaints about conduct have there been
about RCT licenced drivers whilst working in RCT

102

5. In the last 18 months how many complaints about conduct have there been
about RCT licenced drivers whilst working outside RCT

ZERO

6. Finally could you provide me with the number of RCT Council school runs
that start and finish outside of RCT Council Boundaries that are
undertaken by RCT Licensed Operators

ZERO

We trust the above answers your queries. If you are unhappy with the way
your request for information has been handled, you can request a review of
the Council’s response. If you wish to exercise this right, please set out
in writing your grounds and send your appeal to Mrs Julie Llewellyn. She
may be reached at [1][email address] or at RCT CBC, The
Pavilions, Clydach Vale, Tonypandy, CF40 2XX.

Additionally you may, if you wish, find out more about the Freedom of
Information Act & Environmental Information Regulations from the
Information Commissioner at [2]http://www.ico.org.uk/

Yours sincerely

Llywodraethu Corfforaethol/Corporate Governance
ar ran Cyfarwyddwr Gwasanaethau Cyfreithiol a Llywodraethol/for Director
of Legal & Democratic Services

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