The hackney carriage trade
was instructed to submit an annual rate rise request by councillors last September, in accordance with St Helens Council's statement of taxi licensing policy.
In the meantime, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar and others were capturing the carriage trade
in ever-increasing numbers.
Saj Mahmood, from the national union for Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT), said: "We want to work with the council, but you have come across with a hammer - bang!" He added: "There won't be a Hackney Carriage trade
left unless the drivers were supported and the ongoing issue of 'out of area' workers was tackled once and for all."
He added there "won't be a Hackney Carriage trade
left" unless the drivers were supported and the on-going issue around out-of-area workers was tackled once and for all.
He added there 'won't be a Hackney Carriage trade
left' unless the drivers were supported and the on-going issue around out of area workers was tackled once and for all.
The cabbies are taking their fight to Newcastle City Council, which they accuse of devastating the Hackney carriage trade
Newcastle's black cab drivers are taking their fight to the council, which they accuse of devastating the city's hackney carriage trade
NYT Syndicate Founded here in 1913 as a luggage purveyor to the local carriage trade
, Fratelli Prada probably would not have become a synonym
A Wolverhampton councillor has hit out at the "fake outrage" of Coventry politicians, saying the authority was only interested in preserving its "long-standing cosy relationship" with the hackney carriage trade
In New York City the car replaced the horse carriage within the first 15 years of the 20th century, killing off the carriage trade
and giving birth to the taxi trade - as well as to highly paid auto mechanics.
In a report to go before the council, chief planning and environment officer Andrew Farrow said: "The licensing section wishes to strengthen safeguarding practice and raise awareness and standards by providing the private hire and hackney carriage trade
with the information and skills to know their responsibilities and what course of action to take if they have concerns about the safety or welfare of an individual."
All sale signs would come down and the store would return to its former image of a "carriage trade
" store, focusing on upmarket quality.