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Chris Grayling: Replace local buses with ‘Uber-style’ rides

The future of local buses is a more bespoke, ‘Uber-style’, service, according to the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. From Politics Home Mr Grayling’s comments were revealed in the minutes of an October meeting with Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, and Martin Tett, the chair of its transport board. Grayling “suggested that the […]

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Licensing decision on Uber London Limited

TfLTPH Notice 13/17 Transport for London (TfL) has today (Friday 22 September) informed Uber London Limited that it will not be issued with a private hire operator licence after expiry of its current licence on 30 September. TfL’s regulation of London’s taxi and private hire trades is designed to ensure passenger safety. Private hire operators […]

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MPs Call for Uber’s licence to be revoked

The MPs claimed police figures show an allegation of rape or sexual assault against Uber drivers is made every eleven days The MPs have accused Uber of failing to report crimes to the police Transport for London, chaired by Mr Khan, will rule on Uber’s future before the end of September. Earlier this year the […]

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