UPDATED 26 SEPT. On Friday 22, Transport for London (TfL) refused to renew Uber's private hire licence on the streets of the capital, saying that it had taken the decision on the grounds of "public safety...
A Downing Street spokesperson said the app may not be ready by the 17th May
But the government's contact tracing app has a success rate of less than 1%
The new scheme will come into effect on 1st January 2021
The app was released in England and Wales last month after much delays
Government officials are concerned that the app's adoption rate could be as low as 10 per cent