Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 28

RMT Invite to Trade Unity Meeting

The United Cabbies Group says… We applaud the RMT London Taxi Branch for organising this meeting at a time that is crucial for the future of the London Taxi trade, and the United Cabbies Group accept this invitation and will be in attendance. Thank you.

Feb 25

National Fair Fuel Day Demonstration

Feb 14

“This is a jolly for elite people and we’ve all been mugged off here!”

On Monday 13th February 2012 on the Channel 4 programme DISPATCHES, Jonathan Myers the UCG spokesman featured to talk about the chaos that the Olympic Zil lanes will cause during the games, and how London’s Taxi drivers who are not allowed access to the lanes will suffer. The programme entitled ‘Olympic Tickets for Sale’ initially …

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Feb 02

A Victory for Commonsense Part II

Transport for London have announced that the proposal put forward by the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association for a 20% Olympic Games fare increase for London’s Taxi drivers has now been rejected. General Secretary Bob Oddy proposed this increase without any consultation with his members or indeed the Taxi trade in general and the story was …

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Feb 01

DiaryGate!

Director T&PH John Mason recently responded to our article where he was caught red handed in possession of an orange LTDA carrier bag outside Palestra on Tuesday 24th January 2012. Here is his response… Dear United Cabbies Group I noted with interest the most recent article on your website regarding the taxi driver license checker …

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