Liverpool City Council today revoked the licence of Delta Taxis to operate in the city.
The company was issued with a private hire operator’s licence on 18 November, a condition of which was there had to be a dedicated telephone booking line for Liverpool separate from the firm’s Sefton operation
However, the council has become aware that that the Liverpool booking number is not operational and the only way bookings could be made was through an app.
Furthermore the firm’s Liverpool registered vehicles have door signs which only refer to the app and do not advertise the Liverpool number,
In view of the breach of the condition the decision has been made to revoke the licence.
Delta have 21 days to appeal to the magistrates’ court against this decision. They will be able to continue to operate in the city during this time.