Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (93)

Richard Boyd Barrett

Question:

93. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the taxi share pilot scheme being run by a company (details supplied); if he has had discussions with the company or representatives of taxi drivers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29572/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for policy and statutory frameworks in relation to public transport.  The regulation of the small public service vehicle (SPSV) industry - which encompasses taxis, hackneys and limousines - is a matter for the National Transport Authority (NTA) under the provisions of the Taxi Regulation Act 2013

Therefore, I have referred your question to the NTA for direct reply to you. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within 10 working days