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Unite Cab Section Open Trade Meeting

Unite the union invite to join the Fightback! #Uber #Cross-Border Hirings #Deregulation Act All Drivers Welcome Tuesday 19 September from 8PM Ambleside Social Club Ambleside Drive Southend on Sea / SS1 2UP Unite the union Cab Section has been leading the fight against cross-border hirings across the country Come to the meeting to hear how […]

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London City Airport To Introduce Pick Up Charge For Taxis

From August taxis will be charged £1 to rank at the Airport The charge has been agreed by local drivers and airport management, and is in response to the possibility of a major private hire company winning the minicab concession at the airport. Key points of the agreement are… Taxi drivers will be charged £1 […]

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Unite urges government to ‘fast forward’ Heathrow third runway

Unite the union press release.  Britain’s largest union, Unite urged the government to ‘fast forward’ the construction of a third runway at Heathrow to boost the economy and secure decent jobs after ministers gave their backing to the project yesterday (Tuesday 25 October). Expressing disappointment that a final decision would not be taken for another […]

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TfL introduces new taxi ranks in support of Night Tube

TfL Briefing Nine new ranks supplement 18 existing ranks at Night Tube stations Transport for London (TfL), in partnership with boroughs across the Capital, has introduced nine new taxi ranks, bringing the total number of Night Tube taxi ranks to 27.  Taxis offer a safe and reliable service to the public, particularly late at night, […]

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Unite Cab Section Looks at Heathrow Accessibility

By Peter J Rose With thanks to Heathrow Branch’s Stuart Hope, Gill Gold & Heathrow Taxi Marshals Transport for London (TfL) is currently undertaking an Accessibility review across all of London’s taxi ranks. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has also just completed one of its own. Unite is of course participating in both. Firstly by […]

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