United Kingdom - Uber loses licence to operate in London - September 30, 2017

Due to a lack of corporate responsibility, Uber loses the licence to operate in London. Uber has expanded by ignoring existing rules. This has prompted protests against the ride-hailing company by drivers, run-ins with national authorities, and new laws designed to curb its activities. The decision by Transport for London to strip Uber of its licence was the latest in a long line of clashes between the US firm and the regulators. Prominent Tory politicians and prime minister May criticised the decision as ‘disproportionate’.

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