Cable Car - sponsorship

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1364
Question By: 
Darren Johnson
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

As part of its sponsorship arrangements with Emirates Airline, what consideration did the Mayor and TfL give to human rights issues in the United Arab Emirates, given the airline is owned by the Government of Dubai, and to LGBT employment rights within the airline itself? What, if any, assurances did you receive?

Answer

Answer for Cable Car - sponsorship

Answer for Cable Car - sponsorship

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The sponsorship arrangements in place for the Emirates Air Line are captured in a commercial contract between Emirates and the DLR. All terms are in line with standard TfL procurement practices and are governed by UK law.