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Bronwen Handyside speaks out on the relicensing of UBER

TUC representative on the TfL Board, Bronwen Handyside Speaks out against the relicensing of UBER. At a recent TfL Board meeting held at City Hall soon after the Uber licence appeal court decision, TUC representative on TfL Board, Bronwen Handyside made Trade Union’s feelings clear on the Judge’s recommendation of issuing Uber with fifteen month […]

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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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New Taxi Watch scheme being launched at Leeds station

British Transport Police (BTP), Network Rail and Unite the Union (Cab Section) are launching a new scheme at Leeds station aimed at improving the safety of taxi drivers and passengers who use their services at the station. The ‘Taxi Watch’ scheme, will aim to help prevent crimes being committed against drivers, who, due to the […]

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Electric Black Cabs Are Taking Over in London

Unite cab section member Neville Robertson takes Bloomberg’s Robert Hutton for a spin in his new cab It takes a lot to impress a London cabbie, but as Neville Robertson pulls up to a sea of taxis at a stop light next to Buckingham Palace, he’s the center of attention. The driver next to him […]

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Uber remedy is no cross-border cure all

Anyone reading Uber’s recent press release, could be forgiven that the cross-border issues are done and dusted, that Uber is now conforming to custom and practice and respecting the UK’s local licensing principles. Unfortunately this is not the case. Closer reading of Uber’s statement shows that while they are no longer issuing work to any […]

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