Taxis APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To support and promote the interests of the taxi trade in parliament.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Taxis

1. DPTAC position on taxis and private hire vehicles
08/08/2020 - Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC)
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Found: Guidance DPTAC position on taxis and private hire vehicles Disabled Persons

2. Opportunities to maximise the benefits of motorcycle and three-wheeler taxis in rural Africa, Policy Brief
10/01/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: three-wheeler taxis in rural Africa Key policy implications · Banning motorcycle and three-wheeler taxis does

3. Taxi and private hire vehicle statistics, England: 2019
25/09/2019 - Department for Transport
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Found: releaseThis statistical release presents information on taxis and private hire vehicles in England as at 31

4. Taxi and private hire vehicle statistics, England: 2020
16/12/2020 - Department for Transport
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Found: statistics, England: 2020 The number of licensed taxis and private hire vehicles in England and Wales at

5. Decision for New City Taxis Ltd (PC2029584)
30/12/2020 - Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain (TC)
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Found: New City Taxis Ltd (PC2029584) The Traffic Commissioner's decision for New City Taxis Ltd (PC2029584)

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Taxis

1. Air Quality (Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles Database) (England and Wales) Regulations 2019
11/04/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Wales to supply certain information relating to taxis and private hire vehicles—PHVs—that have been licensed - Speech Link

2. Taxi and Private Hire Licensing
13/11/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: technologies and huge numbers of private hire vehicles and taxis on our streets. I do not think everyone quite realises - Speech Link
2: something about accessibility issues. Our London taxis have a fantastic record: all 21,000 are wheelchair-accessible - Speech Link
3: Sheffield have very high licensing standards for our taxis, with CCTV required in Rotherham. However, operators - Speech Link

3. Finance (No. 3) Bill (Seventh sitting)
06/12/2018 - Public Bill Committees

1: vehicles such as taxis. Indeed, measures in the Bill support the uptake of ultra low emission taxis. We took - Speech Link
2: relating to clause 58, on vehicle excise duty and taxis capable of zero emissions. The clause seems to rectify - Speech Link
3: encourage the uptake of electric vehicles, specifically taxis.That is particularly pertinent as local regulations - Speech Link

4. Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Reform
03/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: these oblige uncompromising determination to make taxis and PHVs safe for all.”Many of the recommendations - Speech Link
2: through his chairmanship of the all-party group on taxis, of which you, Madam Deputy Speaker, are also a - Speech Link
3: delighted that the hon. Gentleman is meeting the taxis Minister shortly to discuss these issues, and that - Speech Link

5. Clean Air
03/09/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: use of electric propulsion systems in buses and taxis; and for connected purposes.The story of—[Interruption - Speech Link
2: they have done to our clean air.Buses and taxis should be a particular focus, because they are often - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Taxis
1. Taxis
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
03/03/2021
... what recent meetings his Department has had with the (a) taxi and private hire vehicle sector and (b) Licensed Private Hire Car Association.

2. Taxis
asked by: Jim Cunningham
24/10/2019
...What steps his Department is taking to improve the (a) safety and (b) regulation of taxis.

3. Taxis
asked by: Wes Streeting
07/10/2019
... what representations he has received on the need for regulatory reform in the taxi and private hire industry.

4. Taxis
asked by: Wes Streeting
08/07/2019
... what his timescale is for bringing forward legislative proposals to reform the taxi and private hire industry.

5. Taxis
asked by: Lord Fox
12/12/2018
... they have had to this end.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Wes Streeting Portrait
Wes Streeting
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Ilford North
Joined: 21st July 2016
Charles Walker Portrait
Charles Walker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxbourne
Joined: 21st July 2016
3 APPG Memberships
Angling , Chalk Streams , Zoos and Aquariums
John Hayes Portrait
John Hayes
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Holland and The Deepings
Joined: 10th March 2021
Neil Coyle Portrait
Neil Coyle
Treasurer
Labour - Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Wes Streeting MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6132.

Email: wes.streeting.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

SEC Newgate UK, Sky Light City Tower, 50 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 5DE. Tel: 020 3757 6767

Email: appgtaxis@secnewgate.co.uk

Secretariat:

SEC Newgate UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.secnewgate.co.uk

Group's Website:

https://appgtaxis.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
15 Jan 2021
Source
SEC Newgate UK
Description
SEC Newgate UK is paid by Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association, London Electric Vehicle Company, FREE NOW, and Sherbet London to act as the group's secretariat   From : 15/01/2021 To : 14/01/2022
Value
£39,001
Date
15 Jan 2020
Source
Newington Communications
Description
Newington Communications is paid by Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, London Electric Vehicle Company, and Free Now to act as the group's secretariat   From : 15/01/2020 To : 14/01/2021
Value
£30,001
Date
5 Sep 2018
Source
Newington Communications
Description
Secretariat   From : 05/09/2018 To : 04/09/2019
Value
£34,501
Date
4 Jul 2016
Source
Newington
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2016 To : 03/07/2017
Value
£25,501
Date
4 Jul 2016
Source
Newington
Description
Newington is funded by Licensed Taxi Driver Association, Hailo, and Gett to act as the group's secretariat   From : 04/07/2016 To : 03/07/2017
Value
£25,501
Date
4 Jul 2016
Source
Bellenden
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/07/2016 To : 03/07/2017
Value
£25,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Taxis APPG

Former APPG Officers
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Vice Chair
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Joan Ryan Portrait
Joan Ryan
Vice Chair
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Enfield North
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Doughty Portrait
Stephen Doughty
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mohammad Yasin Portrait
Mohammad Yasin
Vice Chair
Labour - Bedford
Joined: 10th October 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Charles Walker Portrait
Charles Walker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Broxbourne
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 11th September 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Angling , Chalk Streams , Zoos and Aquariums
Theresa Villiers Portrait
Theresa Villiers
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chipping Barnet
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 29th August 2018