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BAA continues to support halts

The unease that continues to blight the taxi trade at Heathrow has worsened over recent week, and it looks as though 2013 will be a watershed year for its taxi drivers. The rights of taxi drivers are being eroded bit by bit and recent action by some has brought matters to a head. Eddie Symes, […]

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law-com-real - RMT London Taxi

Joint Lobby of Parliament

Yesterday afternoon, Taxi drivers from all over the UK came together to lobby their MPs at Parliament.  Every seat in the committee room was taken, resulting in standing room only. In a bid to safeguard their jobs, drivers called upon MPs to tell the Government to scrap the devastating review from the Law Commission and adopt […]

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RMT United Trade Meeting

The London Taxi Branch of RMT has called for unity especially in relation to the severe challenges that wait ahead. All London trade groups were invited to attend a meeting which took place at the Royal National Hotel, Bloomsbury on March 19th. Amongst those who attended were the United Cabbies Group (UCG), Heathrow Airport Licensed […]

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Victory for RMT Over Pedicabs

AFTER MONTHS OF campaigning by RMT taxi branch, and with the support of the RMT parliamentary convenor John McDonnell, who through a series of actions blocked the progress of the London Local Authorities Bill, the sponsors have now been forced to withdraw the offending clause which would have enshrined the right to register pedicabs and […]

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Bob Crow - RMT London Taxi Drivers' Branch

Statement from Bob Crow

15 YEAR AGE LIMIT – LONDON TAXIS I write to advise branches that the above matter has now been considered again by the General Grades Committee and has made the following decision:- “We note the resolution from our London Taxi branch. Following the Mayor’s imposition of a 15-year age limit on taxis, it is essential […]

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