Wirral Hackney carriage unmet demand study

Consultation title:   Wirral Hackney carriage unmet demand study

Contact officer: Liz Richardson

Tel:  0113 2208234

Email: richardsone@halcrow.com

Start date: February 2011

End date:  30 April 2011

Purpose of the exercise:   

  • Determine whether there is any evidence of significant unmet demand for Hackney Carriage Services in Wirral; and
  • Consider whether changes are required to the current policy of having no limit to the number of licences that are issued.

Who was consulted and how:
The hackney and private hire trade were consulted with via a postal survey.

The public were consulted with via a face to face on street questionnaire.

Stakeholders were consulted with via written correspondence.

Who will the results of the exercise be reported to:
The final report will be presented to the Licensing committee

What were the results of the exercise:
These will be reported following the consultation.

What changes to the service will take place as a result of the exercise:
These will be reported following the consultation.