Welsh Councils: No plans to revoke Uber licence in the capital in light of TfL announcement

Two Welsh city councils have said there are no plans to revoke Uber's licence, following a decision by Transport for London (TfL) to revoke it.

TfL described Uber as not being "fit and proper" to offer its services to Londoners, Cardiff Council and Newport Council both said they have "no information to suggest Uber are breaching their licence conditions".

The car transport service was given a licence in September 2016, lasting for five years.

A spokesperson for Cardiff Council said:

In deciding whether to renew the licence, TfL said it considered the minicab app's approach to reporting serious criminal offences and how it carried out background checks on its drivers.

A spokesperson for Newport City Council said:

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