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Taxi Globe 727 Archive – January 2014

  The Hindley report as far back as 1939 stated: “An essential feature of a scheme of control for private hire vehicles would be to ensure that the vehicles do not infringe on the cab’s privilege of plying for hire” We believe our right to “ply for hire” is under threat. The current thinking of […]

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Taxi Globe 718 Archive – September 2013

  The esteemed right to ply for hire in London can only be achieved by completing the Knowledge of London, which was started in 1884 and continues to the present day. This fact was highlighted and reinforced in TfL`s Law Commission response (TPH 1080 p.4) which states “London’s taxi service is widely recognized as the […]

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Changes at Chartehouse Street

  BANNED RIGHT TURN INTO CHARTERHOUSE STREET (WEST) By now most drivers would have experienced the banned no right turn into Charterhouse Street (West) when approaching from the Kings Cross direction and the additional journey times and costs to our customers. Also, many drivers are stating the queue of traffic now extends from Farringdon Station […]

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Working For You – RMT has developed a number of benefits to save members money.

The following has been reproduced from RMT news a monthly magazine available to all members. WORKING FOR YOU RMT membership helps you at work and saves you money RMT has developed a number of benefits to save members money. This includes negotiating access to savings and special offers from approved partners.  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING The union has a […]

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Trade Bulletin – January 2018

Taxi trade representatives met last week with Mike Brown, Transport Commissioner for Transport for London (TFL). The agenda was as follows; Taxi Exclusion – Bank Junction, Tottenham Court Road, Oxford Street Bus Lanes Update – Blackwall Tunnel northbound Compliance and TPH organisation Compliance Issues Reinstatement of the Advanced Driving Test on completion of The Knowledge […]

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RMT release more detail from Tavistock Inquiry.

TAVISTOCK PLACE PUBLIC INQUIRY – OBSERVATIONS The Tavistock/Torrington Place Public Inquiry is now over and we await the judgement. In the meantime RMT would like to set out some observations and reasons for our objections and highlight the evidence we collected, which were presented to the Inquiry by Ranks and Highways officer Ray Alleeson.   […]

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