Consultation Outcome

Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing in Wales

This consultation ended 101 days ago.

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on the framework for licensing taxis and private hire vehicles proposed by the Law Commission for England and Wales.
Consultation period 
This consultation ran from 12 June 2017 to 8 September 2017
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.
Additional information 

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

Help and support 

For more information about this consultation e-mail