London mayor says firms must play by the rules as Uber faces licence renewal

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FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan said everyone must play by the rules when asked on Thursday about taxi app Uber’s (UBER.N) London license, which is due to expire in less than a month’s time.

“It would be inappropriate for me during a time we’re considering the application from any operator to comment on it and give a running commentary,” Khan told LBC radio.

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“You will know my track record which is standing up to the big boys, and they are boys, and make sure everyone plays by the rules whether you’re a big business or whether you’re a small business and I don’t care how many lawyers you employ or how big your PR budget.”

Regulator Transport for London decides on licenses and is chaired by Khan.

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Reporting by Costas Pitas, Editing by Paul Sandle

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