TAXI LICENSING & SEX OFFENDERS - Public safety, Safeguarding & Child Protection
Dear Liverpool City Region Combined Authority,
I am writing to make an open Government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
With this in mind could you please provide the following information:
1. How many registered sex offenders currently (10.08.17) hold a taxi drivers' licence issued by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority?
2. Please provide the protocol/practices followed by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority for registered sex offenders who apply for a taxi drivers' licence.
3. From April 2016 - March 2017 how many taxi licenses have been issued to registered sex offenders by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority?
4. How many are currently registered with Liverpool City Region Combined Authority as sex offender status?
I would like the above information to be provided to us as paper or electronic copies, audio tape version or an opportunity to view.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to this with page references and URLs if necessary.
I understand that you are required to respond to this request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter.
I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Dear Ms. Thomas
Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is not involved with the process of issuing private hire driver licences, as these functions are carried out by the respective district councils. We would therefore have no recorded information to provide to you in response to your enquiry.
I note from WhatDoTheyKnow.com that you have submitted your request to Wirral, Halton, Knowsley, St Helens and Sefton Councils already, so the only remaining one would be Liverpool City Council. They can be contacted either through WhatDoTheyKnow.com or via their own website at http://liverpool.gov.uk/council/data-pro...
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