§ Tim Loughton
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer given to the hon. Member for East Worthing and Shoreham on 7 January,Official Report, column 102W, on illegal minicabs what funding has been allocated to local enforcement authorities to publicise the undesirability of using unlicensed minicabs. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
My answer on 7 January made clear that the enforcement of illegal minicabs is a matter for local enforcement authorities and the police. It is for them to decide whether they wish to spend any of their budget on publicising the undesirability of using unlicensed minicabs.