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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:50 am 
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Can anyone tell me or give me a article news report on Why and how milton keynes ws deregulated
Just wondering as was a little interested
And how trade was before how is it now from 78plates to now nearly 300 if they are strugling or how the trade is,
I have a mate who just moved there an wants to no how the trade is both private and hackney as he wants to start driving down there?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:05 am 
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jack351 wrote:
Can anyone tell me or give me a article news report on Why and how milton keynes ws deregulated
Just wondering as was a little interested
And how trade was before how is it now from 78plates to now nearly 300 if they are strugling or how the trade is,
I have a mate who just moved there an wants to no how the trade is both private and hackney as he wants to start driving down there?

I suggest you go to the local newspaper and search their archives.

But from comments made by the council leader at the Transport Select Committee it ain't going to change, and the move to deregulate/deregulate was clearly a political one.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:31 pm 
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217 HC according to this

https://public01.milton-keynes.gov.uk/T ... erlist.htm


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:36 pm 
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Wow that's an interesting list

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:09 pm 
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interesting in what way??


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:37 am 
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interesting in what way??


It lists all the names of the license holders and that seems quite a rare thing. I've only ever seen a list like this once before and I think that was Lancashire

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:23 am 
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toots wrote:
GT786 wrote:
interesting in what way??


It lists all the names of the license holders and that seems quite a rare thing. I've only ever seen a list like this once before and I think that was Lancashire


They did it in our LA (Middlesbrough) but took it down after the drivers kicked up a fuss.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:32 am 
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The public registers on our council website have a list of people with operators licences, a list of cars with a Hackney plate, a list of cars with a Private Hire plate and a list of licenced drivers.
http://www.melton.gov.uk/environment_an ... sters.aspx

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:11 am 
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Interesting comparison between Melton Mobray and Milton Keynes, in the latter there seems to be around 15% with
English sounding names, whereas the former seems to have 100%!
Perhaps that was what Toots was actually refering to!
Would be interesting to know how this pans out over the rest of the UK, would love to see the figures for Brighton, please Sussex??.
No doubt in urban areas the ethnic figure will be high but in rural ares it would be low.

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Interesting comparison between Melton Mobray and Milton Keynes, in the latter there seems to be around 15% with
English sounding names, whereas the former seems to have 100%!
Perhaps that was what Toots was actually refering to!
Would be interesting to know how this pans out over the rest of the UK, would love to see the figures for Brighton, please Sussex??.
No doubt in urban areas the ethnic figure will be high but in rural ares it would be low.



In rural areas I think you'll find them high due to the cities having a knowledge and them not being able to pass the knowledge.

Round here we've got them from Leeds, Derby, Birmingham, Hull and a few other places.

They don't know their way around and several questions have been put to the LO regarding them passing the knowledge?

When Derby introduced the Knowledge some years ago Matlock had an increase of Asian drivers from Derby because they couldn't pass the knowledge.

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Skiman wrote:
would love to see the figures for Brighton, please Sussex??

http://present.brighton-hove.gov.uk/mgC ... x?ID=35308

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