Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 15

Mayor’s Question Time

The United Cabbies Group recently had a series of meetings with Caroline Pidgeon – Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group, Chair of the London Assembly Transport Commitee and member of the Metropolitan Police Authority. We took Caroline on a night time tour of the City and the West End to show her first …

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Sep 13

The UCG’s response to John Mason’s response to the UCG… In The Badge!

In the latest edition of the LCDC’s publication ‘The Badge’, or more┬árecently known as ‘TfL Times’, Mr Mason Director of The Public Carriage Office (T&PH) went to some length in his article responding to our last edition (issue No3) of United Cabbies News. We are somewhat bemused┬áthat Mr Mason chose to respond to us via …

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Sep 13

UCG Demonstration Against Taxis Exclusion from the Olympic Network Route.

On Friday 9th September 2011 the United Cabbies Group organised a demonstration outside the Grange St Pauls Hotel, Godliman Street, London in protest at the International Olympics Committee’s refusal to allow Licensed London Taxis to use the Olympic Route Network (ORN) before, during and after the 2012 Games. At 4pm hundreds of Taxis started arriving …

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Sep 08

PH Consultation – More questions than answers!

The United Cabbies Group are unhappy with PCO Notice 08/11 Outcomes of Private Hire Consultation issued on Friday 2nd September 2011. Below is a series of email exchanges between the UCG and the Public Carriage Office detailing our grievances with regards to this notice…   Dear Mr Mason, We read with interest an article on …

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Sep 01

UCG Lanyards now available.

Free to UCG members. Coming to the ranks soon!