Mayor pledges review of taxi driver bans over concerns they were ‘unjust’ » National Taxi Association

Anderson responds to campaign from Hackney drivers pleas over way committee revokes licences Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson pledges review of taxi driver bans over concerns they were ‘unjust’ Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has pledged a review of cases of taxi drivers being banned from work amid concerns about the way the council’s licensing committee has been revoking licences. He said he would have all decisions where there is a dispute looked at again in order to make sure the judgements were valid. The move comes after a long-running campaign by Liverpool Taxi Alliance reached a head with its leader Jimmy Bradley accusing the council of using a “kangaroo court” system that was robbing people of their livelihoods. But while the Alliance welcomed the Mayor’s promise, senior council sources said they were confident the move would play out in their favour because the decisi...

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