Tuesday, 13 November 2018

London Assembly meets key figures as investigation in to future of taxi industry continues


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London Assembly members are today set for the second meeting with taxi and private hire key figures as they investigate the future of the industry.In an industry that is experiencing vast technological change, along with legal and political disputes, the London Assembly Transport Committee are concerned the future may seem uncertain for taxi and minicab drivers and business owners.Around 400,000 journeys are made by taxi or private hire vehicles in London each year – that’s 1% of all journeys in the capital.Tomorrow the committee will hold the second of two meetings to discuss the future of the industry and how to ensure standards are maintained and improved for passengers. The guests are:From 10am
Steve Garelick, Regional Organiser, GMB Professional Drivers’ BranchJames Farrar, Chair United Private Hire Drivers (UPHD) branch of Independent Workers Union of Great Britain
From approx. 10.45am
Helen Chapman, Director of Licensing, Regulation and Charging, TfLGareth Powell, Managing Director of Surface Transport, TfL
The meeting will take place on Tuesday, 13 November at 10:00am in Committee Room 5
November 13, 2018 at 07:19AM https://ift.tt/2ufVjKI Perry Richardson THESE POSTS ARE NOT OUR ENDORSEMENT