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Southampton Safety Concerns Over Out Of Town Private Hire

Council Leader Echoes Unite Call for Private Hire Journeys to Start or Finish in The Area they are Licensed for Councillor Simon Letts, Labour leader of Southampton Council has written to John Hayes CBE MP, the government minister in charge of taxis and private hire at the Department of Transport, to complain about the number […]

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London Mayor’s new £42 million fund to help taxi drivers switch to cleaner cabs

TfL press release.  Up to £5,000 available to cabbies to remove oldest taxis from the Capital’s streets Additional grants of up to £7,500 available to encourage the purchase of Zero Emission Capable taxis Transformation of fleet could reduce toxic NOx emissions from taxis by 45 per cent No new diesel taxis will be licensed from […]

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David Cameron Government Accused of Uber London Cover-up

David Cameron and George Osborne got aides to lobby Boris Johnson against tighter private hire regulation. It’s emerged that Cameron’s office failed to give details under Freedom of Information laws last year, reports the Daily Mail… Cameron aide’s Uber ‘cover up': Calls are now being made for an inquiry over the alleged cover-up and the […]

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