Article 49XYC Uber survives legal challenge brought by London cabbies

Uber survives legal challenge brought by London cabbies

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Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent
from Technology | The Guardian on (#49XYC)

Judge says magistrate who awarded Uber’s 15-month permit was not biased

Uber has survived a high court challenge to its licence to operate in London, after judges rejected claims of bias brought by a group of black cab drivers.

In a crowdfunded legal bid, drivers had argued that Uber’s 15-month permit was decided by a magistrate with conflicts of interest, making her ruling “tainted by actual or apparent bias”.

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