Open Consultation

Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing in Wales

We want your views on the framework for licensing taxis and private hire vehicles proposed by the Law Commission for England and Wales.
Consultation End Date 
8 September 2017
16 days left for you to respond
Consultation launched 12 June 2017


Consultation document
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Consultation description 

We are consulting on proposals that would include: 

  • the introduction of national standards for all taxis and private hire vehicles
  • tougher penalties on touting, including impounding vehicles
  • bring pedi-cabs and novelty vehicles, including stretch limousines, within the scope of taxi and private hire regulation
  • retain the ability of local licensing authorities to limit the number of taxis working in their area.
How to respond
Please submit your comments by 8 September 2017, in any of the following ways:
Online Form 

Download the response form

Complete and return to:

Public Transport Policy Team
Transport – Policy, Planning and Partnerships
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ.

Additional information 

GOV.UK: Taxi and Private Hire Services (external link)

Help and support 

For more information about this consultation e-mail