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Taxi union wants return to ‘cosy’ licensing system

Taxi driver unions will ask transport minister Noel Dempsey to cap the number of taxi licences being issued around the country.

10th May, 2008

Taxi driver unions will ask transport minister Noel Dempsey to cap the number of taxi licences being issued around the country.

Tommy Gorman, president of the National Taxi Driver Union, said figures last month showed there were now 12,500 taxi licences in Dublin, and that nationwide, that figure was over 26,000. ‘‘We are not asking that they stop issuing licences, just put a temporary cap on them, until the situation is rectified,’’ Gorman said....

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