Absolutely Shocking news today that TfL have now decided to put back the deadline for PH English language requirement:
TfL have put this statement out on their Twitter page earlier today:
The deadline for the English language requirement has been extended for all new PHV driver applicants and renewing drivers. All evidence must now be received by 30 September 2020
This follows the recent publication of the DfT’s draft statutory guidance for licensing authorities, which recommended an English assessment for licensees. This extension will allow sufficient time to work with Government to ensure consistent standards.
If you have submitted evidence to comply with the English language requirement, you do not need to take any further action, unless requested to by TfL. If you haven’t submitted your evidence yet, you now have until 30/09/2020 to do so.
Grant Davis, Chairman of the London Cab Drivers Club (LCDC) said: “Why not just move Dara into City Hall and be done with it”.
So now TFL’s Private Hire proposals have been delayed due to DfT recommendations;
‘This will allow TfL sufficient time to consider the recommendation and work with Government to ensure consistency in standards, as appropriate’
Who is complicit in this charade?
So far, not a single word to the trade from our largest org’s General Secretary.....probably in his waiting and seeing in-tray.
TAXI LEAKS EXTRA BIT :
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