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Uber Not ‘Fit & Proper’ – Unite Writes To Local Government Association

Unite Calls on Councils to revoke Uber licences Back in August Unite said that Uber’s London private hire licence should not be renewed amid the scandal of choosing which crimes to report the police. In a damning letter obtained by the press from Inspector Neil Billany, the then head of the Metropolitan police’s taxi and […]

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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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Unite Cab Section Meets Local Government Association

The Unite Cab Section worked very closely with the Local Government Association (LGA) in opposition to the Tory led Coalition government’s Deregulation Act. We were in total agreement about the dangers to the public of allowing operator subcontracting, in the way the Tories proposed, to become law. Unfortunately subsequent events have shown how right we […]

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