‘Loophole’ could still see convicted sex offenders driving taxis in MK » no loophole just shit standards

‘Loophole’ could still see convicted sex offenders driving taxis in MK » no loophole just shit standards

An internal audit report into the taxi licence scandal has been published by Milton Keynes Council THERE is still a possibility that convicted sex offenders could drive city cabs – despite a report investigating the taxi licensing scandal finally being published. On Monday, Milton Keynes Council released its internal audit report into the debacle, which saw a convicted rapist handed licences for private hire and hackney carriage vehicles. The report’s release was swiftly followed by the resignation of Subhan Shafiq – the former mayor who personally vouched for Nadeem Ahmed Kiani, 44, an ex-Skyline driver who was jailed for eight years in 1994. Mr Shafiq bowed to the demands of the public by penning his resignation as a councillor in an exclusive letter to MKWeb. But faults have also been found with the findings of the report. Despite enhanced DBS checks on drivers and extr...

Full article: http://www.national-taxi-association.co.uk/?p=8427

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