Taylor Review: Working Practices

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:42 pm on 11th July 2017.

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Photo of Teresa Pearce Teresa Pearce Labour, Erith and Thamesmead 12:42 pm, 11th July 2017

Speaking at the launch this morning, Mr Taylor suggested that traditional cash-economy workers such as window cleaners could use an app to collect money and declare directly to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, so why does Uber, which has the most cutting-edge, fully automated app, not seem to declare the payments it makes to drivers directly to HMRC or to collect the national insurance numbers of drivers? Will the Minister strongly suggest that it does so?