Tag: private hire vehicle

Private Hire drivers protest against new Suitability Policy

Private hire drivers have been holding protests, including a go-slow drive through Leeds city centre on Friday 18 March, about alleged unfair treatment from Leeds City Council. Leeds is introducing a new Suitability and Convictions Policy for taxi and private hire drivers as part of a government initiative to improve

Financial support for taxi and private hire trade

Leeds City Council has announced details of a multi-million pound package of measures designed to provide much-needed support to hard-pressed taxi and private hire drivers and operators. The council is making £2.5m available to fund free three-year taxi and private hire licence renewals for drivers, delivering a timely boost to

Businesses invited to apply for Clean Air Zone grants

Leeds City Council is inviting businesses to apply for £23 million worth of financial support being made available to owners, leaseholders, and operators of affected vehicles (taxis, private hire vehicles, buses, coaches and HGVs) to help them prepare for the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). Grants and interest-free loans are