Dear Dudley Council,

During the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019,2020 and 2021 how many times did Taxi & Private Hire Licensing Enforcement Officers visit the following districts to conduct enforcement checks on the drivers and vehicles that are licensed by yourselves.
Birmingham City Council

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Cheshire West & Chester Council

City of Wolverhampton Council

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Leicester City Council

Liverpool City Council

Manchester City Council

Oldham Council

Rochdale Borough Council

Rossendale Borough Council

Salford City Council

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Trafford Council

Sefton Council

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

St Helens Council

Walsall Council

Wigan Council

Wirral Council

For clarity, I am not asking for enforcement within your local district but for checks made on vehicles/drivers licensed by yourselves that are working occasionally, predominantly, or exclusively in the districts listed where your officers have had to travel to in order to undertake these enforcement checks.

If you have undertaken enforcement exercises in any of these districts, then how many vehicles/drivers were checked on each occasion?

Yours faithfully,

Lee Ward

Dudley Triggers, Dudley Council

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Dear Lee Ward,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request 26962

 

I acknowledge your request for information received on 18/10/2021. In
accordance with Section 1 (1), (a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000,
I can confirm that we hold the information requested. Our response is as
follows.

 

Your Request

 

Dear Dudley Council,

 

During the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019,2020 and 2021 how many times did
Taxi & Private Hire Licensing Enforcement Officers visit the following
districts to conduct enforcement checks on the drivers and vehicles that
are licensed by yourselves.

Birmingham City Council

 

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Cheshire West & Chester Council

 

City of Wolverhampton Council

 

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Leicester City Council

 

Liverpool City Council

 

Manchester City Council

 

Oldham Council

 

Rochdale Borough Council

 

Rossendale Borough Council

 

Salford City Council

 

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

 

Trafford Council

 

Sefton Council

 

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

 

St Helens Council

 

Walsall Council

 

Wigan Council

 

Wirral Council

 

For clarity, I am not asking for enforcement within your local district
but for checks made on vehicles/drivers licensed by yourselves that are
working occasionally, predominantly, or exclusively in the districts
listed where your officers have had to travel to in order to undertake
these enforcement checks.

 

If you have undertaken enforcement exercises in any of these districts,
then how many vehicles/drivers were checked on each occasion?

 

 

Our Response

 

In response to the above our answer is NIL

 

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Raj Singh
Information Governance Officer

Corporate Information Governance
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Dudley Council 
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