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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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Mayor & TfL launch bold plans to tackle congestion, cleanup polluting taxis and tackle London’s lethal air

Mayor of London, TfL press release New measures to reduce toxic emissions, improve air quality and protect health Removal of Congestion Charge exemption for Private Hire Vehicles confirmed   New Cleaner Vehicle Discount will encourage those who drive in zone to do so in the cleanest possible vehicle TfL to consult early next year on […]

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Wolverhampton disruption expected as taxi drivers protest

Unite the union press release WHAT: Taxi drivers to protest at Wolverhampton council over Uber licensing WHERE: Civic Centre, North Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1RD WHEN: Thursday 28 June 12:00 – 14:00 Taxi drivers from Coventry are set to cause disruption in the centre of Wolverhampton tomorrow (28 June) to protest over the council’s issuing of […]

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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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