Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Ceisteanna (589)

Richard Boyd Barrett


589. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the plans of the NTA to convert the stock of standard taxis to wheelchair accessible vehicles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52836/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

The regulation of the small public service vehicle (SPSV) industry, including measures to promote wheelchair accessible vehicles in the SPSV fleet, 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