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Plans for switch to electric cabs in London a ‘dog’s breakfast’ lacking ambition

Unite Press Release Proposals announced today (Wednesday 19 December) by Transport for London (TfL) and Sadiq Khan the Mayor of London to switch London’s black cab fleet to electric are not ambitious enough and could lead to the capital’s black cab drivers holding onto diesel taxis for longer, Unite the union. Highlighting that the £18 […]

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Bronwen Handyside speaks out on the relicensing of UBER

TUC representative on the TfL Board, Bronwen Handyside Speaks out against the relicensing of UBER. At a recent TfL Board meeting held at City Hall soon after the Uber licence appeal court decision, TUC representative on TfL Board, Bronwen Handyside made Trade Union’s feelings clear on the Judge’s recommendation of issuing Uber with fifteen month […]

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Cross Border Hirings: Changes essential to improve safety for passengers

TfL press release. Serious public safety concerns after technological advances increase scale of cross-border hiring Drivers can secure licences in areas where they perceive standards are lower but then work anywhere in England Changes to the law essential to ensure passenger safety and a national minimum standard.  London’s Deputy Mayor for Transport Val Shawcross has […]

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