Kirklees Council to rethink on controversial taxi penalty points policy as drivers protest» National Taxi Association

Kirklees Council to rethink on controversial taxi penalty points policy as drivers protest» National Taxi Association

Last month a committee of councillors backed tough new rules relating what convictions will restrict a bid to become a taxi driver A rally took place before last night’s Full Council meeting where taxi drivers made a deputation and handed a petition in signed by more than 1,000 people Councillors are to have another look at a temporary ban for taxi drivers who have racked up nine penalty points. Following a plea by Ismail Brhana from the Kirklees Taxi Association, Kirklees Cabinet asked for the Licensing and Safety Committee to reconsider the issue in light of complaints about the public consultation. A rally took place before last night’s Full Council meeting where taxi drivers made a deputation and handed a petition in signed by more than 1,000 people. Last month a committee of councillors backed tough new rules relating what convictions will restrict a bid to become a t...

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