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Unite calls for review of Uber’s London licence after magistrate steps aside

‘Obvious’ conflict of interest A court case that ultimately granted Uber back its London operating licence may have been compromised, following revelations over a conflict of interest that prompted the presiding magistrate to step aside this week. Chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said she belatedly realised the link between her husband Lord Arbuthnot’s financial interests and […]

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The Observer: Judge in Uber’s London legal battle steps aside over husband’s links to firm

Emma Arbuthnot, who gave a licence back to Uber, acts over potential conflict of interest Yesterday the Observer newspaper reported that the Judge who presided at Uber’s London Operators licence appeal has stepped away from the case because of a possible conflict of interest in the case The possible conflict arises because she is married […]

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Cross Border Hirings: Changes essential to improve safety for passengers

TfL press release. Serious public safety concerns after technological advances increase scale of cross-border hiring Drivers can secure licences in areas where they perceive standards are lower but then work anywhere in England Changes to the law essential to ensure passenger safety and a national minimum standard.  London’s Deputy Mayor for Transport Val Shawcross has […]

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