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All prospective private-hire taxi drivers in London could face written English test

Shared from on 23 September 2016

Anyone hoping to drive a private-hire taxi in London could be forced to take a written English test after Transport for London admitted that exemptions for English speakers would hit black and minority ethnic people hardest.

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EU doctor suspended from UK work for ‘poor English test’

Shared from on 29 October 2015

An Italian doctor has been suspended from practising in the UK after failing an English language test.

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Public sector workers ‘must have fluent English’

Shared from on 3 August 2015

People who do not speak fluent English will be barred from public sector jobs which involve working directly with the public, the government says.

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