New free afternoon newspaper

Meeting: 
MQT on 2005-01-26
Session date: 
January 26, 2005
Reference: 
2005/0127
Question By: 
Roger Evans
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How much money does TfL hope to make from the proposed deal with Northern & Shell to distribute the Express's free afternoon paper on the tube? How does this compare with the deal with Associated Newspapers to distribute 'Metro' on the TfL network in the mornings?

Answer

Answer for New free afternoon newspaper

Answer for New free afternoon newspaper

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There is no proposed deal with Northern & Shell to distribute a free afternoon newspaper on the Tube.An afternoon opportunity would be the subject of a competitive tender. It is impossible to say how much money the winning bidder will be prepared to pay at this stage.