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Heathrow climbdown over minicabs

Issue No. 2160

Unions showed that militant action can win when BAA airport management at Heathrow were forced into a major climbdown last week.

They had attempted to bring in Addison Lee and One Transport to run mini cabs at Heathrow airport.

But they had to back down completely after black cab drivers threatened to blockade the roads around the airport.

Both the RMT and Unite unions are claiming victory.

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Tue 14 Jul 2009, 18:56 BST
Issue No. 2160
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