HC Deb 01 July 1907 vol 177 c336
MR. STEADMAN (Finsbury, Central)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he can state the number of licences issued for horse-drawn cabs, likewise the number of motor cabs, up to 31st May, 1906; and the number of licences for horse-drawn cabs and motor cabs for the same period up to 31st May, 1907.

(Answered by Mr Secretary Gladstone.) On the 31st' May, 1906, there were licensed 10,792 horse-drawn cabs, and fifty-three motor cabs. On the 31st May, 1907, there were licensed 10,25l horse-drawn cabs and 284 motor cabs.