Today I met Lib – Dem Mayoral candidate Caroline Pigeon at City Hall alongside David Ollier from LTC to jointly discuss the taxi trade and her Mayoral campaign.
As many of you know, Caroline along with Val Shawcross was fundamental in the “Future Proof” document that has helped the trade put Political pressure on TFL and recommended a long list of recommendations in supporting the licensed taxi trade.
We discussed a varied list of topics ranging from PH numbers, Future Proof , the knowledge and the PH rules and Regulations consultation that is currently open:
Caroline informed me that she was meeting Garrett Emmerson next week and will be asking him exactly when these Regulations will be introduced as she is wary that Tfl could easily kick the tin up the road, then delay because of the Mayoral elections next year, so she will seeking a firm timescale commitment on our behalf:
At this stage, it is very important that the Club meets all Mayoral candidates and have discussings going forward.