Sefton Council supports taxi drivers with £400k grant amidst coronavirus impact

A cab at high speed on a motorway in an urban area with the lit taxi sign on top of its roof

Sefton Council is currently distributing over £400,000 in grant funding to support taxi drivers who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

From today (Monday, November 30) over 4,000 taxi drivers licensed in Sefton, and who live in the Liverpool City Region, will each be eligible for a £100 support grant.

Drivers who are eligible will receive a letter sent to their home address containing details of how to access the grant.

Once approved, the drivers will receive their grant within 5 working days

Sefton Council has ensured a dedicated team will be on hand to support all applicants through the claims process.

Those drivers who do not meet the criteria for this grant are able to access other support schemes which offer financial aid. Check your local authority for their support offer.

For more information visit www.sefton.gov.uk/taxigrant