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Taxi driver brands fares increase ‘a disgrace’

A FORT WILLIAM taxi driver has branded a proposed 28 per cent increase in fares a ‘disgrace’.

Nairn McArthur said drivers have been informed by Highland Council’s licensing committe the price per mile for tariff one – Monday to Friday during the day – is to go up from £1.40 to £1.80. He said: ‘This is a disgrace. There are people round here who rely on taxis but these regular customers are not going to continue to get taxis. People will just walk past and go for a bus.

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