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Archive for October, 2010

Private Hire Trade Consultation October 2010

LTPH Notice 29/10 The licensing of the private hire trade commenced in 2001 following the passing of legislation in 1998 which covered the licensing of private hire operators, drivers and vehicles in London. The responsibility for implementing and carrying out private hire licensing falls to Transport for London as part of TfL’s Surface Transport as […]

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By Peter J Rose Secretary UNITE Cab Section, London Branch. On the night of Saturday 2nd October 2010, I was invited by Joe Royal to join members of his team on tour of some of the capital’s touting hotspots to gather intelligence and to gain insight the the operational practices of Safer Transport Command. Other […]

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Many councils ‘waiting for grit’

From BBC News. Almost one in five councils does not yet have the road-gritting salt it needs for this winter, a Local Government Association survey suggests. Its poll of 87 councils in England and Wales found 18% had not been provided with all the salt they had requested. Click here to read the full story

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