The ABC is reporting on extraordinary straight talk from Minister Hargreaves in the Assembly as he discussed plans to improve Canberra’s woefull taxi system.
He told the Legislative Assembly he is unimpressed by complaints from existing operators.
“Well bad luck, simply bad luck, the people in this town have waited too long for a decent taxi service and we will be releasing more plates as the demand goes,” he said.
“We will be fining where lack of service standard adherence and Mr Speaker if that doesn’t work then we will go and investigate another taxi service for this town.”
One hopes the Minister doesn’t need a taxi anytime soon.