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Taxis: Disabled People

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 12 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of progress on implementation of new regulations covering access to taxis for people with disabilities. (255783)

The Department for Transport published a consultation document about improving access to taxis on 2 February and this consultation will run for the statutory 12-week period. The consultation looks at ways to make taxi services more accessible to disabled people. We will consider in detail the responses to the consultation to inform the way forward.