R (on the application of United Cabbies Group (London) Ltd) v Westminster Magistrates' Court

Road traffic – Private hire vehicle. It was abundantly clear that the defendant court had not granted a provisional or probationary licence without considering whether Uber had been, at the time of the hearing, a fit and proper person. The Divisional Court, in dismissing the claimant's appeal, further rejected the contention that decision was tainted by actual or apparent bias by reason of the judge's husband's financial relationship with Uber.

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