Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
Rural Transport Programme Data
396. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the take-up of the LocalLink rural hackney grant pilot scheme announced in 2019 for 15 rural areas nationwide; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53694/19]
The regulation of the small public service vehicle (SPSV) industry, including the operation of the Designated Local Area Hackney pilot scheme, 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.