Uber (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-07-19
Session date: 
July 19, 2018
Reference: 
2018/2053
Question By: 
David Kurten
Organisation: 
UKIP
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Uber has apparently revised its booking process to be compliant to the 1998 Private Hire Vehicles Act. Do they now sub-contract bookings between the operator licences they hold with different authorities?

Answer

Answer for Uber (1)

Answer for Uber (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Uber London Limited has made changes to its booking process which Transport for London considers to be compliant with private hire legislation.

It is legal for London licensed private hire operators to sub-contract bookings to operators licensed by another authority.