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The City of London Corporation voted on Thursday 13th September to make the experiment at Bank Junction permanent. This means that only buses and cycles will be allowed to pass through the Bank Junction between 7am and 7pm.

London’s taxis will still not be allowed to use Bank Junction between these times further inconveniencing their fare paying passengers.

In a tweet Keith Bottomley stated The law only allowed to either revert back to how it was or make the experiment permanent. All options are on the table including disabled access and Black Cab Access.

https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/services/transport-and-streets/Pages/bank-junction-restrictions-penalties.aspx

 

UCG launch legal action against against TFL under the acronym UTAG United Trade Action Group

The UCG with support from a key group of trade suppliers has recently instructed senior commercial QC to provide legal opinion on taking action against TFL, Westminster Magistrates Court and Uber.

This group will take action:

Against Westminster Magistrates and Judicially Review the decision to grant a license to Uber on the basis of conflict of interest and flawed reasoning.

Against TFL under multiple causes of action including its failure to regulate the statutory regime.

Against Uber under multiple causes of action including economic torts and the interference of your existing right to ply for hire.

It is the considered opinion of Robert Griffiths QC, Mr Stuart Jessop (6 Pump Court) and Mr Darren Rogers of Chiltern Law that these series of actions have a very good chance of success.

For more information visit https://www.ucglondon.org.uk/2018/09/14/statement-on-legal-action-for-trade/

 

Joe Lewis gives a stomping performance with the Denmark Street Big band.

Joe sang his heart out to a sell out show at the Charing cross theatre yesterday performing hits from Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin and others.

If you did not go along to see the show you missed out on a real treat.

Joe said that there are plans to do a Christmas show so check the website joelewissings.co.uk for more.1

 

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