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Concern over taxi driver CRB checks


There is confusion about what level of Criminal Records Bureau checks licensed taxi drivers should have, with the home office advising councils to abolish the need for enhanced checks in an effort to de-clog the system.

Councillor Henri Murison of Newcastle City Council presents the regional view.

And Transport for London's John Mason explains why he is worried about the weakening of checks.

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