HC Deb 04 April 1927 vol 204 cc1711-2W
Colonel DAY

asked the Minister of Transport the number of licences that have been issued in England and Wales to chars-à-banc, omnibuses, and motor hackney carriages for the 12 months ended to the last convenient date?

Colonel ASHLEY

The number of licences issued in England and Wales, during the 12 months ending 30th November, 1926, for hackney motor vehicles, was

Annual and part-year licences 37,690
Quarterly licences 175,300
Total, England and Wales 212,990
The maximum number of licences for hackney motor vehicles current in Great Britain at any one time during that year was 99,077 on 31st August.

No separate particulars are available as to the numbers of different classes of hackney vehicles licensed.