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Date registered: October 25, 2010

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  1. ‘Enough is Enough’ by Umble cabbie — April 18, 2015
  2. SACK BORIS : A Sack Boris campaign is being launched. — April 10, 2015
  3. Mayors Unlawful Air Quality Strategy — September 9, 2014
  4. License Renewals — March 12, 2014
  5. UCG – Fighting For You — February 18, 2014

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Apr 18

‘Enough is Enough’ by Umble cabbie

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On the 21st of April, Oxford Street will see a UCG demo entitled Enough is Enough. All cab drivers are welcome. The UCG has invited other orgs and unions to show support for this demo. The demonstration has been called by Trevor Merralls who is the UCG campaign manager. This demonstration was born out of …

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Apr 10

SACK BORIS : A Sack Boris campaign is being launched.


All of the improper decisions and strategies in relation to the London Taxi trade are ultimately made by Boris Johnson. He has implemented an improper and unlawful Taxi Age Limit. The Mayor of London submitted a written report to the Environmental Audit Committee Air Quality Inquiry in 2011 confirming that a new Euro 5 vehicle …

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Sep 09

Mayors Unlawful Air Quality Strategy

C.A.B- CABBIES AGAINST BORIS- PRESS RELEASE-UPDATE A London Taxi ‘Go Slow’ will take place at 2pm, on Tuesday 9th September to protest against the Mayor of London’s improper and unlawful Taxi Age Limit. The Mayor will appear before the Environmental Audit Committee on Wednesday this week to explain why his air quality strategies have failed, which includes the …

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Mar 12

License Renewals

UCG – Fighting For You All Licence Renewal Woes A major problem confronting UCG member’s, and it appears, the whole trade at the moment, is the issue of License/bill renewals The system has been changed yet again, and as a result some drivers have found themselves unable to work as their current licences have expired …

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Feb 18

UCG – Fighting For You


United Cabbies Group – Its Business as usual ! As most of you are aware, over the past few months the UCG has seen some major changes to its management setup. These changes came about due to illness and family commitments. The remaining Committee members have spent time re-organising the Group while looking after the …

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May 16

Warning!!! PCN’s being issued for over-ranking at Paddington.

Warning…PCNs are now being issued by both CEOs and CCTV for over-ranking at Paddington Station. If you queue along Harrow Road, Edgware Road or Praed Street you are now risking getting a ticket. Below is the notice issued by LTPH Ranks…

Dec 12

2nd Suburban Workshop

The 2nd Suburban Workshop was held at Palestra on Monday 10th December 2012. Here is LTPH’s slide from the workshop, followed by a presentation from Suburban driver Gary Slater about the scheme operating in Clapham.

Dec 05

LBC Presenter Steve Allen’s apology to the Taxi trade.

Nov 24

Taxi Fares Consultation – The UCG Submission

Taxi Fares and Tariffs Consultation Transport for London – Taxi and Private Hire 25 October 2012 For and on behalf of the United Cabbies Group The United Cabbies Group wish to express our thanks for the invitation to respond to this document. Our response shall address each item heading as applicable and include our proposals …

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Nov 20

The Cabbies Cabinet

Leon Daniels, Transport for London’s Surface Transport Managing Director recently sent out the following letter to each and every Licensed London Taxi driver with regards to Mayor Boris Johnson’s Manifesto pledge to create a ‘Cabbies Cabinet’ to address the Taxi trade’s issues.     Mr Daniels wastes no time in patronising the Taxi trade by …

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