HC Deb 28 April 1971 vol 816 cc139-40W
Mr. Delargy

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will introduce legislation to ensure that all vehicles plying for passenger-hire are registered with local authorities.

Mr. Sharples

There is already statutory provision enabling boroughs and urban district councils to license vehicles which ply for hire and to make byelaws regulating their use. Where this power has been exercised it is an offence for an unlicensed vehicle to ply for hire.

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