Barclays sponsorship of cycle hire

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-09-19
Session date: 
September 19, 2012
Reference: 
2012/2448
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Will you reconsider the damaging bike hire sponsorship deal with Barclays Bank if any of their senior employees are put in jail as a result of criminal prosecution instigated by the Serious Fraud Office?

Answer

Answer for Barclays sponsorship of cycle hire

Answer for Barclays sponsorship of cycle hire

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Officers are drafting a response which will be sent shortly.

Response added 27/09/2012

The sponsorship arrangement with Barclay's is not 'damaging' and I have no intention of reconsidering it.