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TfL launches consultation to further improve safety for private hire passengers

TfL press release Consultation seeks views on better signage in private hire vehicles and enhancements to background checks for applicants Views sought on an advanced driving test that would boost passenger safety Proposals build on previous regulatory changes that have driven up standards across the industry Transport for London (TfL) has today (26 March) launched […]

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Unite Cab Section Meets Local Government Association

The Unite Cab Section worked very closely with the Local Government Association (LGA) in opposition to the Tory led Coalition government’s Deregulation Act. We were in total agreement about the dangers to the public of allowing operator subcontracting, in the way the Tories proposed, to become law. Unfortunately subsequent events have shown how right we […]

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David Cameron Government Accused of Uber London Cover-up

David Cameron and George Osborne got aides to lobby Boris Johnson against tighter private hire regulation. It’s emerged that Cameron’s office failed to give details under Freedom of Information laws last year, reports the Daily Mail… Cameron aide’s Uber ‘cover up': Calls are now being made for an inquiry over the alleged cover-up and the […]

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GOV.UK Consultation: Heathrow Airport Expansion

Increasing airport capacity in the south-east of England. From: Department for Transport Part of: Aviation and airports First published: 25 October 2016 Last updated: 2 February 2017, see all updates Visit the consultation website The government’s preferred scheme for meeting the need for additional airport capacity in the south-east of England is a new north-west runway at Heathrow […]

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