MP planning talks with council over ‘too many taxis’ » National Taxi Association

MP planning talks with council over ‘too many taxis’ » National Taxi Association

LOUGHBOROUGH MP Nicky Morgan says she will be arranging talks with the borough council following further concerns by taxi drivers that there are too many cabs on the streets of Loughborough. Last August, a cacophony of car horns blared through the town as taxi drivers staged a lunchtime protest against too many licences being granted by Charnwood Borough Council. In total, 53 taxi drivers drove along the A6, Southfield Road, Forest Road, Epinal Way and Ashby Road. But since the protest and a petition, private taxi driver Pasquale Corbinzolu, of East Leake, said little had been done to address the concerns and is calling for an independent survey to be carried out. The 54-year-old told the Echo: “It is not that we want to cut numbers – we just don’t want any more licences. “On a Saturday night there is nowhere for all these taxis to sit. “The recession has hit us. There are...

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