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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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Chris Grayling: Replace local buses with ‘Uber-style’ rides

The future of local buses is a more bespoke, ‘Uber-style’, service, according to the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. From Politics Home Mr Grayling’s comments were revealed in the minutes of an October meeting with Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, and Martin Tett, the chair of its transport board. Grayling “suggested that the […]

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Black cab drivers union praise for mayor of London over Uber decision

Unite the union press release  Black cab drivers’ union Unite, has today (Friday 22 September) praised mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Transport for London (TfL) for putting the safety of Londoners ahead of big corporate interests by deciding not to renew Uber’s licence to operate in London. Commenting chair of London’s Unite black cab […]

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