Taxi and Private Hire Trade (7)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 6th August 2019.

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Photo of David Kurten David Kurten Brexit Alliance

It is widely alleged in the media that UBER are deliberately avoiding their VAT liability; this is reported to be in the region of £1 billion pounds.1 Do you think this money would help to fund preventative measures and policing needed to tackle violent crime in London?

1https://www.taxi-point.co.uk/single-post/2019/05/19/HRMC-investigates-1billion-Uber-VAT-liabilities-in-what-could-be-the-biggest-tax-bill-ever-levied-in-the-uk

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Please see my responses to Mayor's Question 2016/4073, Mayor's Question 2016/0549 and Mayor's Question 2017/1718.