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Mayor of London response to Uber apology

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said today: “I welcome the apology from Dara Khosrowshahi, the Uber CEO. Obviously I am pleased that he has acknowledged the issues that Uber faces in London. “Even though there is a legal process in place, I have asked TfL to make themselves available to meet with him.” The Mayor’s […]

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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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Cross-border hirings: Val Shawcross letter to local authorities 

Cross-border hiring of taxis and private hire vehicles I am writing to you to raise the issue of cross-border hiring of taxis and private hire vehicles (PHVs). Instances of cross-border hiring are growing rapidly across the country. This brings with it associated problems for local licensing authorities but it is a national problem that needs […]

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Leon Daniels to leave TfL

Statement from London’s Transport Commissioner about Leon Daniels After nearly seven years as the Managing Director of Surface Transport, Leon Daniels has decided to leave Transport for London towards the end of the year. Mike Brown, London’s Transport Commissioner, said: `Leon had intended to retire in 2015 but agreed to stay on after my appointment […]

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Uber drivers forced to have new criminal record check |The Sunday Times 

The vetting process for thousands of drivers offering the under-fire service in London has been declared invalid Andrew Gilligan, September 3 2017, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Thousands of Uber drivers are to be made to undergo new criminal record checks after regulators rejected the vetting process used by the cab-hailing giant. Transport for London (TfL), which licenses […]

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