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London Taxis

Volume 14: debated on Thursday 3 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has information on the number of London taxi licences issued to applicants who combine taxi driving with other employment.

No. A taxi driver's licence is granted by the assistant commissioner to any person who satisfies him that he is fit to hold one. It does not require him to engage full-time in the trade.