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Taxis and private hire vehicles: the road to reform

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 12 July 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Transport Committee

on Tuesday 18 January 2011

Members present:

Mrs Louise Ellman (Chair)
Julie HillingPaul Maynard
Kelvin HopkinsGavin Shuker
Kwasi KwartengIain Stewart
Mr John LeechJulian Sturdy



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Tommy McIntyre, National Taxi Representative, Unite the Union, John Neal, Unite Transport Researcher, Mick Rix, National Officer, Commercial Services Sector, GMB, Michael Hildreth, Secretary, Professional Drivers Taxis & Private Hire, GMB, and Gavin Sokhi, Skyline Taxis, gave evidence.

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Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: David B Wilson, Licensing Consultant and former Licensing Manager of Berwick-upon-Tweed Borough Council, Ian Shanks, Partner, Blue Line Taxis, Paul McLaughlin, Company Secretary, Delta Taxis, Richard Jarman, Company Secretary, South Sefton Hackney Drivers' Association, and John Griffin, Chairman, Addison Lee, gave evidence.

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Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Myles Bebbington, Licensing Officer, Cambridgeshire, Damien Edwards, Licensing Officer, Liverpool City Council, Councillor Cec Tallack, Leader Milton Keynes Council, and Philip Soderquest, Public Safety and Enforcement Manager, Northumberland County Council, gave evidence.

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