17 Nov '14, 9am

Uproar Over Uber App in Leeds

Uber, the smartphone app that has already caused mayhem in Manchester and London, could be on its way to the streets of Leeds. It’s understood that Leeds City Council has received an application from the American based company to be licensed as a private hire operator causing uproar amongst existing taxi drivers in the city. In the summer this year, cabbies brought the streets of London to a standstill in a protest against the app, which allows passengers to book the nearest cab to their location and pay via a credit or debit card, which they say are not complying with the regulation rules. Paul Landau, chairman of the Leeds cab section of Unite the Union claimed Uber is not operating a “legitimate service” as it’s “simply an app downloaded”. He commented: “It’s not working within the parameters of what is acceptable within licensing guidelines.” Uber Position However, Ube...

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