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EDM (Early Day Motion) 59: tabled on 14 May 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the inevitable pressures on London's transport network throughout the Olympic Games; further notes that the Olympic Route Network is an important component of transport plans for the Olympics; is dismayed at the decision not to allow taxi drivers to use the Olympic Route Network; believes such a decision will severely restrict the ability of taxi drivers to earn a living and will deny passengers the opportunity to use taxis; recognises the necessity of passengers being able to use the fastest and most direct routes; further believes that the road signage changes will undermine the Knowledge and so impact negatively on the experience of visitors to London during the Games; and calls for taxis to be given access to the Olympic Route Network for the duration of the Games with an exemption from the road signage changes.