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Uber wins appeal over Brighton licence

From BBC News Uber has won an appeal against Brighton & Hove City Council’s decision to strip the minicab app of its licence. The council confirmed it had lost the case and said it was disappointed in the Brighton Magistrates’ Court ruling. Licensing panel chairwoman Jackie O’Quinn said the council had been concerned Uber had […]

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Cross Border Hiring – Unite Calls For National Cab Act

Cross-border hiring has long been a major concern to taxi drivers and Unite has been campaigning for a National Cab Act for many years. Cross-border hiring is used to describe a situation where private hire vehicles or taxis, work predominantly away from the area in which they are licensed, rarely, if ever, working in their […]

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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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