Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 11

With Victories Like This…

Who needs defeats! Last week we informed you that John Mason, director of LTPH contacted the UCG to advise us that Transport for London were to conduct a review of Taxis exclusion from the nearside games lanes. The email came less than 24 hours after the UCG announced that 87.4% of our members voted in …

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Jul 11

Judge Rules – No Private Hire in Bus Lanes!

High Court rejects Addison Lee’s call for minicabs to use bus lanes Judicial Review dismissed as court finds in TfL’s favour Court orders Addison Lee to pay TfL’s costs of defending claim The High Court today (Wednesday 11 July) dismissed Addison Lee’s claim for judicial review of the policy allowing black cabs, but not minicabs, …

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Jul 04

*NEWSFLASH*

We are pleased to announce that John Mason Director of Licensed Taxis & Private Hire (LTPH) has advised us that Transport for London (TfL) are now conducting a review of Nearside Games Lanes. We believe that this is as a result of representations made by the United Cabbies Group and comes less than 24 hours after the announcement of …

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Jul 04

UCG Demonstrations Details

Having received a mandate from our members, the United Cabbies Group have now planned a series of demonstrations to highlight our exclusion from the Olympic Games Lanes. We have announced the dates of 3 planned demonstrations starting with: Tuesday 17th July 2012 2pm Parliament Square – Whitehall – Trafalgar Square This will be a ‘Mass …

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Jul 02

UCG Olympics Ballot Results

The Results from the UCG Olympics Ballot are as follows: A) Accept what LOCOG/ODA/TfL have told us?….. 1.1% B) Attend the meeting with LOCOG/ODA/TfL on 1st August 2012 to re-assess the situation before deciding what action to take?….. 11.5% C) Immediately organise a series of demonstrations?….. 87.4%   The United Cabbies Group now has a …

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