Mallon announces commencement of taxi fares review

Mallon announces commencement of taxi fares review

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced that a review of taxi fares will commence on 14 March 2022.

Minister Mallon said: ”In November 2021 I brought forward a range of measures to support the taxi industry as they rebuild following the Covid-19 restrictions.

“Taking account of views expressed in a targeted consultation on taxi fares and the rise in fuel at that time and other running costs I announced a 7.6% increase in the maximum fare.

“I also committed at that time to initiating a further fare review in Spring 2022, based on updated data, and am pleased to announce that my Department has now initiated a 2022 fare review. The targeted consultation process on the proposals from the taxi fare review will go forward in the new Assembly mandate.

“I am committed to helping the industry recover from the pandemic and also to operate during these current difficult times.”

The Department will continue to engage with the taxi industry to advise them of this progress and to assist with their recovery.

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