HC Deb 11 June 1979 vol 968 c4W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if it is his intention to promote a national cab Act, safeguarding and enhancing the jobs of taxi drivers; and what measures he intends to take to outlaw the illegal plying for hire by pirate vehicles.

Mr. Whitelaw

I have at present no plans to amend or extend the legislation regulating the licensed taxi trade. Plying for hire with unlicensed vehicles is already an offence under existing legislation.

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