Statistics relating to Hackney Carriages and Private Hire Drivers

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough 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 Caerphilly County Borough Council) have there been about taxis from outside of Caerphilly County working in Cardiff County

2. In the last 18 months how many Cardiff Licensed drivers have been prosecuted for illegally plying for hire in Caerphilly County Borough Council

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

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

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

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

I look forward to your responses

Yours faithfully,

David James

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

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WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

Dear Mr James
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 4th June 2018. We
have considered your request and enclose the following information
 
1. In the last 18 months how many complaints have there been from members
of the general public (excluding drivers licenced by Caerphilly County
Borough Council) have there been about taxis from outside of Caerphilly
County working in Cardiff County.
 
0
2. In the last 18 months how many Cardiff Licensed drivers have been
prosecuted for illegally plying for hire in Caerphilly County Borough
Council.
 
0
3. In the last 18 months how many drivers licenced by councils other than
Caerphilly County Borough Council have been prosecuted for illegally
plying for hire in Caerphilly County Borough Council.
 
0
4.In the last 18 months how many complaints about conduct have there been
about Caerphilly County Borough Council licenced drivers whilst working in
Caerphilly County Borough Council.
 
17
 
5.In the last 18 months how many complaints about conduct have there been
about Caerphilly County Borough Council licenced drivers whilst working
outside Caerphilly County Borough Council.
 
1
 
6. Finally could you provide me with the number of Caerphilly County
Borough Council school runs that start and finish outside of Cardiff
Council Boundaries that are undertaken by Caerphilly County Borough
Council Licensed Operators.
 
As all Caerphilly County Borough Council schools runs would start and
finish outside of Cardiff City Council boundaries, can you please clarify
if this question is correct or if it requires amending?   Once we receive
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Yours sincerely
 
GARETH GRIFFITHS
Corporate Information Governance Unit
 
 

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Dear WWW: FOI,

Apologies for the error.

With reference to question 6;

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

Yours sincerely,

David James

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

Dear David James
 
Thank-you for your clarification received on 26th June. We have considered
your clarificaiton and enclose the following information -
 
Could you provide me with the number of Caerphilly County Borough Council
school runs that start and finish outside of Caerphilly County Borough
Council Boundaries that are undertaken by Caerphilly County Borough
Council Licensed Operators?
 
Zero
 
If you have any queries or concerns or are in any way dissatisfied with
the handling of your request please contact [1][Caerphilly County Borough Council request email].
 
Yours sincerely
 
GARETH GRIFFITHS
Corporate Information Governance Unit
 
 
 

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