Taxi/PH Apps put to the Mayor

Road safety relating to the use of apps and the publication of data by TfL I was very encouraged by your response to my questions at yesterday’s Mayor’s Question Time in relation to the use of apps by taxi and private hire drivers. There are however a few issues I...

Template letter for members MPs

Dear Members, Please find below a template letter I would like you to send to your MP; It is vital for us all that we do not take our foot of the gas and with the newly formed APPG in the House, with cross party support, there has never been a better time to give our...

It’s high time the government listened

You don’t need me to tell you that the threat to the taxi cab trade is real. But too many MPs, particularly some at the top of our Government, don’t seem to realise that the iconic black cab will be driven off the streets unless politicians take action. That’s why on...

LCDC Writes to Boris and The TFL

  To: The Chair of the Transport for London Board: Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP. From: The Chair of the London Cab Drivers Club: Grant Davis. Dear Mr Mayor, On the 17th of March, you will be asked to approve or reject a set of proposals and new rules for the...

LCDC Meeting with Business Secretary: Sajid Javid MP

Let me start by explaining just how this meeting came about. It was in response to the article in the Daily Telegraph where the Business Secretary had made several statements regarding disruptive technology and how he was prepared to “face down” London taxi drivers. I...

Zac Goldsmith would scrap all London’s bus lanes

Tory mayoral candidate believes electric cars will make bus lanes obsolete All bus lanes would be scrapped in London under plans being considered by the Conservative London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith. Goldsmith toldLBC’s Nick Ferrari, that the rise of electric...