Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Questions (520)

Ruth Coppinger


520. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps he has taken to ensure there is an adequate availability of wheelchair accessible taxis; his plans to expand wheelchair accessible taxi availability; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50200/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The regulation of the small public service vehicle (SPSV) industry, including measures to promote the availability of SPSVs by persons with disabilities, is a matter for the National Transport Authority (NTA) under the provisions of the Taxi Regulation Act 2013.

Accordingly, 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.

A referred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A