TfL to make written English test compulsory for private cab drivers

Uber fails to obtain concessions as Transport for London introduces requirement for taxi drivers seeking to obtain or renew licence after 1 April 2017…………The Guardian

All aspiring private-hire taxi drivers in London will have to pass a two-hour written English exam, including those for whom it is their first language, the capital’s public transport authority has confirmed.

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/oct/17/tfl-to-make-english-test-compulsory-for-private-cab-drivers

London Insists on Language Requirements for Uber, Private Hire Drivers

http://fortune.com/2016/10/17/london-transport-uber/