"Let's be there to welcome Osbourne on his first day on the job" they said.
It was billed as a 'United Taxi Trade' demonstration. The largest trade org, the LTDA emailed all of its 10,000 members. As did other orgs. Support was posted online by all other orgs and unions.
In truth, if the militant members of the Independent Taxi Alliance and Dads Defending Daughters members hadn't shown up en masse with their signature placards, there would have been no demonstration.
Notice the BBC pixellated any placard with the word corruption !
See the Independent's Video :