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Archive for October, 2014

TfL Press Release – The Mayor and TfL seek views of the taxi and private hire trade on world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone

27 October 2014 The Mayor and TfL seek views of the taxi and private hire trade on world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone · The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) would significantly reduce the number of people living in areas of poor air quality in London Scheme would at least halve total emissions of nitrogen […]

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Women’s taxi safety fears increase after peers give go-ahead to deregulation clause

Unite Press Release Wednesday 22 October 2014 Women’s safety when they use taxis and private hire vehicles was put in jeopardy when the House of Lords agreed a proposal that that will mean they could be collected by a ‘rogue’ operator  when they ordered a minicab. Unite, the country’s largest union which represents many taxi […]

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New minicab law ‘would put women at risk’

  From the Independent Safety charities, the police and taxi drivers oppose coalition’s proposed relaxation of rules JANE MERRICK POLITICAL EDITOR Sunday 19 October 2014 Ministers will come under fresh pressure this week not to ease rules on minicabs, a relaxation that safety campaigners say would endanger vulnerable women. The Government has quietly dropped one […]

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