FOI Request - Hackney and Private Hire Licenses

Request 101001342405

i..    The number of applications received from October 2015 to October 2016 for a hackney carriage license.

ii.    The number of applications received from October 2015 to October 2016 for a private hire license.

iii.   The number of new hackney carriage licenses issued from October 2015 to October 2016.

iv.     The number of new private hire licenses issued from October 2015 to October 2016.

v.       The number of enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) carried out on hackney carriage license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016.

vi.    The number of enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) carried out on private hire license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016.

vii.    The number of hackney carriage license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016 refused a license after enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

viii.    The number of private hire license applicants from October 2015 to October 2016 refused a license after enhanced criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

ix.      The number of hackney carriage licenses revoked due to a criminal conviction from October 2015 to October 2016

x.      The number of private hire licenses revoked due to a criminal conviction from October 2015 to October 2016

xi.   The number of public complaints received regarding private hire and hackney carriage licensees from October 2015 to October 2016

Clarification 17-11-2016: Information for drivers is requested

Response 21-11-2016

  1. 142
  2. 4
  3. 116
  4. 3
  5. N/A  Police Scotland do criminal records checks
  6. N/A  Police Scotland do criminal records checks
  7. N/A
  8. N/A
  9. 0
  10. 0
  11. 0

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