Bitesize Blighty: September 22, 2017
- Earlier today, Theresa May delivered a Brexit speech in Florence, Italy aimed at breaking the “impasse” in Brexit talks. May said the UK will be the "strongest friend and partner" of the EU after Brexit and noted that Britain would pay its "fair share" into the EU budget. The deal she proposed could include payments worth 20bn euros (about £18bn) over the two years.
- On Friday, we were all informed that TfL determined that Uber was not fit and proper to hold a London private hire operator license, due to "public safety and security implications." Uber has decided to appeal the decision (it has 21 days to do so) and has sent out a petition to its users, it aims to use every legal avenue to fight this ban, arguing that consumers, will be seriously let down if it can no longer operate.