Venezuelan oil

Meeting: 
MQT on 2006-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2006
Reference: 
2006/2377
Question By: 
Damian Hockney
Organisation: 
One London Party
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Could the Mayor tell us whether the agreement with President Chavez to supply cheap oil for London buses is the result of a full tendering procedure under the rules of the European Procurement Directive?

Answer

Answer for Venezuelan oil

Answer for Venezuelan oil

Answered By: 
The Mayor

At the moment there are no precise details of the proposed arrangement, discussions are continuing between my officers and the authorities in Venezuela about the precise nature of the agreement. However, any agreement will of course meet any and all legal requirements.