Bedford MP Richard Fuller has called on the Government to take action to make taxis and private hire vehicles safer for passengers and drivers.
In a special Westminster debate he said drivers regularly have to deal with passengers who are drunk or have taken drugs and often face being attacked.
The Conservative MP says he raised the issue in Parliament because of the number of attacks on drivers in his Bedford constituency.
The skies above Cambridgeshire were filled with historic planes this afternoon as the annual Flying Legends Air Show got underway.
Three of our region's police forces will now look more closely into the possibility of outsourcing civilian services to the public sector.
Families feeding the ducks and geese in Ely in Cambridgeshire could face fines of up to £2,500.