Transport for London (TfL) has announced it will not renew Uber’s operating license in the city, due for renewal on 30th of September 2017.
It says its decision, was made due to Uber’s ‘lack of corporate responsibility.’ This includes its approach to serious criminal offenses.
Uber now has 21 days to appeal, during which time it will be able to continue to operate. The cab firm says it plans to immediately challenge the ruling by London’s transport authority in the courts.
Former soldier James Wharton, whose recent book Something For The Weekend looks at his journey into the ‘party and play’ world of drugs, says this decision is going to ‘rock the [city’s] chemsex culture’
He tells Gay Star News: ‘Part of the reason chemsex culture has boomed in London over the last few years is the ease in which you can discreetly move from party to party (in all sorts of states), or call in a number of people to an address where a party is beginning.’ Read more via Gay Star News