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Archive for June, 2014

Deregulation Bill: Unite Cab Section hands in petition against Government’s taxi & private hire proposals

Since the launch of the  Government’s Law Commission review in May 2012, the Cab Section of Unite has been campaigning to keep taxi and private hire services safe and in local government control. Law Commission and Deregulation Bill The law Commission completed its review and draft Bill in May 2014 Taxi and Private Hire Services […]

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Victoria Coren Mitchell: Uber? Not for me. Let’s give London cabbies a fare deal

Uber might be the coming thing for getting a taxi, but I prefer a black cab any day – or night Victoria Coren Mitchell / The Observer, Sunday 15 June 2014 — at London Trafalger Square and beyond. Last Wednesday, 12,000 black-cab drivers staged a protest in London by "driving slowly around Trafalgar Square". […]

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#Boris Totally Failing London Taxi Demonstration June 11th 2014

Cab Drivers Put Brakes On Over Uber App Thursday 12TH posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain CABBIES brought central London to a standstill yesterday in protest against Mayor Boris Johnson giving mobile phone app Uber — a private-hire company — the green light. Picture: Cab Trade News, Thousands of taxis blocked traffic around Trafalgar […]

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