Mayor answers to London
TfL contract with Associated Newspapers Ltd (1)
Question by Mike Tuffrey
How much revenue is generated through TfLs contract with Associated Newspapers Ltd, which allows free Metro newspapers to be distributed at around 250 underground stations and 14 bus stations on weekday mornings? Please list by year from 2008.
Answer by Boris Johnson (1st Term)
Written answer received on 17 February 2012:
Revenue from distribution of Metro Newspapers:
2011/12 £2.554m (to date)
In addition to this revenue, TfL has its own dedicated page in each Metro publication, reaching an average audience of 330,000 London commuters every weekday.
Metro also contributes financially to London Undergrounds environmental initiatives and provides advertising space for TfL passenger information campaigns.