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Violent/Sexual Offences

Question

1. How many licensed taxi drivers have been charged with criminal offences in the past five years? 

2. Of those taxi drivers charged with criminal offences, how many were charged with violent or sexual offences? 

3. Of those taxi drivers charged with violent or sexual offences, how many were convicted? 

Please could you break this information down into years and detail the crimes in question.

 

Answer

Please find the information in the tables below. Please note this data is based on arrested persons who have identified their occupation as taxi driver or private hire operator. Please find a breakdown of the crimes attached. 

Taxi Driver

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Charged with criminal offences

24

17

17

17

25

Charged with violent or sexual offences

19

6

10

7

15

Charged with violent or sexual offences and convicted

9

2

5

3

9

Private Hire Operator

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Charged with criminal offences

4

1

0

0

1

Charged with violent or sexual offences

4

0

0

0

1

Charged with violent or sexual offences and convicted

2

0

0

0

1

 

FOI Reference: 497/16

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