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Taxi legislation needs updating to safeguard passengers

“The need for reform is now urgent. Councils are doing what they can to strengthen licensing processes, such as commissioning an LGA national register, but we have always said that the best way to strengthen safeguarding is to update legislation, which only government can do.” LGA press release Taxi laws need urgently updating to reflect […]

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Time for Change

Labour Shows Alternative to Tory Race to the Bottom By Mike Hedges Unite the union supported Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the General Election. We want a new type of politics that puts people first, that looks after our interests and not just those of the rich and big corporations. That’s why as soon as the election was announced Unite Cab Section spoke to Andy […]

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Two Private Hire Drivers Prosecuted after trying Uber Incentive Scheme

Reading Council press release. TWO private hire drivers who tried to take advantage of an Uber incentive encouraging drivers to operate in Reading have been prosecuted for illegally plying for hire. Bruno Cardoso, of Portlock Road, Maidenhead and Abrar Hussain, of Cannon Gate, Slough, were fined a total of £475 and ordered to pay costs […]

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Taxi Drivers Voting Labour On June 8

Cabbies4Labour: Unite the union Cab Section and RMT London Taxi Drivers’ Branch are calling for Taxi drivers to vote Labour on June 8 Unite Cab Section and RMT London Taxi Drivers’ Branch have been at the forefront of fighting Uber, lobbying parliament, demonstrating, joining international delegations and making the case for increased regulation to the main political […]

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Taxi Trade Protest Against George Osborne Evening Standard Appointment

Unite the union cab section press release. Unite Cab Section is calling on London taxi drivers to protest against George Osborne from 10am Tuesday 2 May at… London Evening Standard Northcliffe House 2 Derry Street London W8 5TT Osborne’s contempt for the London cab trade is only matched by his contempt for both his constituents […]

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