HC Deb 01 June 1967 vol 747 cc54-5W
47 and 48. Mr. Raymond Fletcher

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what plans he has to implement the recommendations made by the British Safety Council at the conclusion of its report on the dangers to road safety presented by mini-cabs, a copy of which has been sent to him;

(2) what action he proposes to take following the publication of the British Safety Council's report, An Investigation into the growth of Mini-Cabs, with particular reference to public safety, a copy of which has been sent to him, other than implementing the recommendations contained in it; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Roy Jenkins

The degree of control which may need to be exercised over private hire cars will be considered in the review of the respective roles of licensed taxis and hire cars in London to which my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister referred in the Answer he gave on 9th March to a Question by the hon. Member for Truro (Mr. Geoffrey Wilson).—[Vol. 742, c.341.]