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London Mayor tight-lipped on pending Uber licence decision

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By Costas PitasLONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan declined to comment on Thursday whether taxi app Uber will have its licence renewed ahead of a decision due by the end of month, saying that giving a running commentary could prompt legal action afterwards.Uber, which has faced protests from drivers of London's traditional black cabs, had its licence extended in May for four months as the city's transport regulator considers several factors including a new fees system which could raise the costs paid by larger private-hire firms.Several lawmakers wrote a letter this week calling on ...

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 19:00 IST